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Gladys Swisher

April 25, 1945 — May 21, 2024

Gladys Josephine Swisher, 79, of Ten Mile, TN, passed away on May 21, 2024 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born on April 25, 1945 in Toledo, OH to the late Fred and Wilma (Hicks) Greer.

She loved to travel, spend time with family and friends and working puzzles.

Gladys was preceded in death by her parents, Helen Sigler Harris and Clarence Sigler (Birth mother and father Wilma and Fred Greer; husband, Robert "Bob" Swisher (widowed after 9 years of marriage); spouse of 38 years, Roscoe "Butch" Fortner; brother, Joseph Greer and her dog, Chopper.

She is survived by her six children, Robert Swisher (Rhonda), Rhonda Taylor (Christopher), Todd Swisher (Whitnee); Demetrius Swisher, Tasha Cahoon (Adrian), Rosza Branson (John); siblings, Willie Heater, Joann Delong, Beverly Lemerand, Jack Sigler; 22 grandchildren and 39 great grandchildren.

The world changes from year to year, our lives from day to day, but the love and memory of you shall never pass away. - unknown

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 4:00 pm at Companion Funeral & Cremation Services, 400 S. White St., Athens, TN 37303 with visitation from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Gladys and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home of Athens is honored to assist her family with these arrangements.

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