Mary Frances White Swope

Mary Frances White Swope, age 95 of Pell City, AL went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 6, 2021.  She was born to the late Howard White and Ethel Bowlin White in Camp Hill, AL, lived in the Chickamauga area form more than 50 years and was a member of Old Bethel Baptist Church.  She retired from the Walker Co. Board of Education in 1982 after teaching high school for more than 30 years.  Mary was a member of the Walker Co. Retired Educators, Tsikamagi Garden Club and the Chickamauga Lions Club.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Earl Swope, and siblings, Pauline Bennett, Earline Parson, Evelyn Mead, Ray White, Tom White, and George White.  Mary is survived by her brother, John White and several nieces & nephews.  A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in the LaFayette Memory Gardens, with Pastor Steve Camp officiating.  The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until 12:30 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home.  Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home-J. Avery Bryan Chapel, Chickamauga.


Viewing Location: 215 Lee Ave, Chickamauga, GA 30707
Service Location: LaFayette Memory Gardens 3658 N Highway 27, La Fayette, GA 30728

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  • Cheryl Johnson Simmons Posted September 18, 2021 12:31 PM

    Mrs. Swope was one of the best teachers I had at LaFayette High, 1970-71. She helped me tremendously when I was in an automobile accident by bringing my homework and classwork to my home. She always went way beyond to help her students. I sent my sincere condolences to the family.

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