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Albert Eugene Swafford

March 28, 1935 – July 28, 2004

Published in The Dallas New Era, Thursday, August 5, 2004
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Mr. Albert Eugene Swafford, age 69 of Dallas, Georgia, passed away July 28, 2004 at the VA Hospital in Decatur. He was born March 28, 1935 in Atlanta, Georgia the son of Allen Eugene Swafford and Ethel Thomas Swafford. He was a United States Army veteran and was affiliated with the Church of God by faith. He had been self-employed.

Survivors include three daughters, Lynne and Bill Brown and Lisa and Tim Baxter, all of Dallas and Jennifer Swafford and David of Yorkville; five sisters, Lois and Leon Allen and Anne and Donald Blankenship, all of Dallas, Opal Swafford, Betty Faye Bailey and Ethel Mae Swafford, all of Temple; two brothers, J.B. Swafford and Frank and Lois Swafford, all of Dallas; 4 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Pat Swafford; a brother, Edward (Poogie) Swafford.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 31, 2004 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home with Reverends Johnny Hightower and Ken Pace officiating.

Interment followed at Paulding Memorial Gardens with music provided by Reverend Johnny and June Hightower and the Tibbitts family. Pallbearers were Paul Brooks, Steve Brooks, Will Brooks, Joel Brooks, David Cowart and Larry Hammitt.

Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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