Obit: Carlos Swafford

Obit: Carlos Swafford

November 14th, 2012 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Carlos C. Swafford, 87, of Hixson, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at a local healthcare facility.He was a retired minister and pastored various churches in the area for over 60 years. He was also a retired machinist from Johnson Control, and he was a US Army veteran of WWII.He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Jean Swafford; and sisters, Johnnie Martin and Lecile Thurman.He is survived by his daughter, Marie (Andrew) Simons of Rome, Ga.; brother, Wendell (Mary Lou) Swafford, of Chattanooga; sisters, Edna Thurman, Glines Thurman, Billie Roberts, Mildred Griffith, Wilma Griffith, all of Chattanooga; two grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Doug Simons, Brother Leonard Cameron and Brother Mike Holland officiating.Interment will follow the service at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.