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Alice Marie Swinford

January 21, 1957 April 12, 2013
Alice Marie Swinford
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Obituary for Alice Marie Swinford

Alice Swinford, age 56 of Golconda, IL, passed away April 12, 2013 at home.
Alice was born January 21, 1957 in St. Charles, IL to Fred and Ruth (Elder) Bates. She married Dean Swinford on November 24, 1972.
She was the secretary for Homberg Missionary Baptist Church. She worked 15 years for Dr. Michael Giannini, a dermatologist in Paducah.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren. Alice loved to travel, especially to the mountains and the ocean. One of her favorite places was Gatlinburg, TN.
She is survived by her husband, Dean Swinford; two daughters, Keesha (Jason Vaughn), Danielle and Nick Johnston; grandchildren, Addison, Viktoria, Ben, Laikyn, Drew and Jax; three sisters, Wanda Bowman, Linda (Chuck) Mennerick, Helen (David) Platt; mother-in-law, Onieta Swinford; Uncle, Edward Elder.
She was preceded in death by mother, Ruth Bates; father, Fred Bates; sister, Marilyn Bates; father-in-law, Jesse D. Swinford; aunt, Francis Elder; brother-in-law, Van Bowman.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: M*A*S*H 62938 PO Box 545 Golconda, IL 62938 or Hospice of Southern Illinois 305 S. Illinois Belleville, IL  62222

There will be a private graveside service.

Friends may join the family anytime

between 5-8pm on April 16, 2013 at Homberg Missionary Baptist Church as we come together in fellowship to celebrate and remember Alice’s life.

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