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SWAFFORD, Delores (1934 - 2018)

SWAFFORD, Delores (1934 - 2018)

Mrs. Delores Swafford, 84, of Corbin, the widow of Sherman Whitaker and Charlie Swafford, passed away Friday afternoon, December 28, 2018 at the Continue Care Hospital in Corbin.  She was the daughter of the late Lee and Johnnie Mae Langford Clark born on September 28, 1934 in Monterey, TN.

Delores was a former bank teller with Cumberland Valley National Bank and a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church.  She enjoyed watching television, traveling, shopping and was an avid UK fan.

Other family members to precede her in death include a brother, Jimmy Lee Clark and a nephew, Johnny Clark.

Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Robinson and Debora Whitaker both of Troy, OH; a son, Don Whitaker of Vandalia, OH; a brother, Tom Clark and wife, Nell, of Monterey, TN; two grandchildren, Joshua and Rachel Whitaker; four great grandchildren; among other loved ones and dear friends.

Her funeral service will be conducted at the Hopewell Baptist Church Wednesday, January 2 at 3 P.M. with Rev. Dennis McCoy and Rev. Shane Martin officiating.  She will be laid to rest in the Crest Lawn Cemetery in Cookeville, TN Thursday, January 3 at 11:00 A.M.

Casket bearers will be family and friends.  Honorary bearers will be her church family and staff of the Chapel House.

Friends may call at the Hopewell Baptist Church Wednesday after 1 P.M. until the funeral hour.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

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