Dies May 30, 2019
Mrs. Raeona Lea “Rae” Swanson, 77, Silver Creek, died May 30 at her residence.
Mrs. Swanson was born in Riverside, Calif., on May 31, 1941, daughter of the late Eugene Marlin and the late Lea Staas Foster. She was a graduate of Riverside High School and attended San Diego State Community College. She was a former employee of the Lindale Mill with 25 years of service. She was later employed by Publix and was retired from Walmart. Mrs. Swanson was a member of Hollywood Baptist Church. She was an avid cross-stitch enthusiast and had won numerous awards at both the Coosa Valley Fair and the Georgia State Fair. She proudly displayed all her work and her countless ribbons. In addition to her parents, her husband, Charles Andrew Swanson; grandson, Alexander B. Crumbley; sister, Shirley Bingham and a brother, Jerry Marlin died earlier.
Surviving are two sons, Dennis Swanson (Tammy), Summerville, and David Swanson (Jennifer), Silver Creek; two daughters, Shelley Caldwell (Kerry), Lindale, and Julie Crumbley (Chris), Kingston; five grandchildren, Todd Swanson (Lauren), Sydney Parris (Jerry), Matthew Smith (Brooke), Jacob and Luke Crumbley; several great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel with the Rev. Don Spears officiating and Mrs. Swanson’s granddaughter, Sydney Parris, delivering the eulogy. Interment was in Floyd Memory Gardens.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, had charge of the arrangements.