Marjorie P. Swift was born July 7, 1932, in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Marjorie P. Swift was born July 7, 1932, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Loving mother, sister, wife and friend passed quietly in her sleep on Sunday, June 25, 2017.
Margie was a generous, gentle person who always had a smile and a kind word for everyone she met. Her greatest joys in life were her family and friends. Along with her husband, David Allen Swift, she owned several businesses throughout her life, including D&M Self Storage, Midway Salvage, Swift Water Well Service, and Margie’s Statuary Shop. Margie and David were married May 14, 1955, in Pampa, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, Flossie Cole and Joseph M. “Doc” Patterson, and sister, Geraldine Watson.
She is survived by her daughter & son-in-law: Carol Jane Swift and Mark Johnson of Shawnee; grandchildren: Keylee Nicole Johnson, Marc Anthony Johnson and Tabitha Rose Johnson; sisters: Cassie M. Jackson, and Juanita J. McAnally and her husband Mac, all of Claremore; brother: Clifford A. Cole and wife, Evelyn of Coweta; and numerous nieces and nephews, who were all dear to her heart.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 30, at Sharon Baptist Church with the Rev. Clint Dawkins officiating. Burial will be in Tecumseh Cemetery, under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.