Obituaries - Lillian SWANGER
The Rushville Times, January 5, 2000, page 13, column 3
Lillian Lucille Swanger, 83, of Macomb, formerly of Brooklyn, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000, at the Wesley Village Healthcare Center in Macomb.
She was born Sept. 4, 1916, in Waxahachie, Texas, to the late Luther and Tawnie Belle Wortham Smithson.
She married Sherman P. Swanger Dec. 16, 1939, in Shelbyville, Mo.
He survives, along with one daughter, Louise Barrett of Macomb; one son, Jerry Swanger (wife Marilyn) of Brooklyn; four grandchildren; seven
great-grandchildren; a sister, Jean Kittenson of Denver, Colo.; and a brother, Claude Smithson of Bettendorf, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by two great-grandsons, four brothers and three sisters.
She was a life-long homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ in Macomb.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2000, at the Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville. with Jack Beard officiating. Burial will be in the
Blackburn Cemetery near Brooklyn. Memorials may be given te the Alzheimer’s Unit of Wesley Village in Macomb.
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