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Ralph Clinton Swords

June 2, 1922 - October 6, 2010
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Ralph Swords, Memphis Ralph Clinton Swords, age 88, died Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was a Baptist, a WWII Army Veteran, and was the owner of a lawn care service in Memphis. Services will be at 1:30 PM Friday, October 8, 2010 at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Ecru with Rev. David Barnett and Rev. Tom Summerall officiating, burial will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home in Ecru is in charge of the arrangements. Survivors include his daughter: Donna Choate (Devin Sauer) of Chicago, IL; one son: Michael Swords (Charlotte) of Ecru, MS; one sister: Louise Oaks, Southaven,...
Ralph Swords, Memphis

Ralph Clinton Swords, age 88, died Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at the Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was a Baptist, a WWII Army Veteran, and was the owner of a lawn care service in Memphis.

Services will be at 1:30 PM Friday, October 8, 2010 at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Ecru with Rev. David Barnett and Rev. Tom Summerall officiating, burial will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home in Ecru is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his daughter: Donna Choate (Devin Sauer) of Chicago, IL; one son: Michael Swords (Charlotte) of Ecru, MS; one sister: Louise Oaks, Southaven, MS; two grandsons: Blake Swords of Bartlett, TN and Clinton Harper of Memphis, TN; one great grandson: Clinton Reese Harper, several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Ed and Betty Jenkins Swords, two sisters: Edna Henry and Doris Merritt and five brothers: Mayes Swords, James Swords, William Swords, Cecil Swords and Billy Swords.

Pallbearers will be: Terry Oaks, Ricky Gammell, Eddie Swords, Chris Johnston, Clinton Harper, Blake Swords, Don Bailey and Ray Bailey.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 PM Thursay and from 12 to 1:30 PM Friday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be offered at www.browningecru.com

"To the Swords Family: My prayers and thoughts are with you, I will miss Ralph deeply. To my best Bud, Ralph: I don't see you as being away, I know you..." Glenda Dixon (Memphis, TN)

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