Norma Swain, 75, of Tallahassee, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at her home in Tallahassee. Norma was born March 22, 1938 in Perry, Fl, to Norman and Nellie (Hendry) Nabinger.
Mrs. Swain graduated from Taylor County High and attended Louisiana State University.She retired from the State of Florida after 10 years, and retired from Lab Corp after 12 years. Mrs. Swain loved her dogs, Paco and Lucky, and enjoyed outside work which included gardening, planting and growing beautiful flowers. Mrs. Norma was a proud member of the Muskogee Indian Tribe of Taylor County, Fl. Mrs. Swain was preceded in death by her parents Norman Martin and Nellie Mae Nabinger , her husband Charles J. Swain, her son Rick Swain, her granddaughter Samantha Swain and grandson Lee Swain, and her sister Sarah Franklin.
She is survived by her sons Charles M. Swain of Perry, Fl. and Terry Swain and his wife Ava of Wakulla, Fl.; 4 granddaughters Josephine, Jennifer, Amber, Wendy, and a grandson. Numerous great grandchildren, as well as three nieces also survive her.
Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Pisgah Cemetery in Perry. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at Joe P. Burns Funeral Home. All arrangements are under the care of Joe P. Burns Funeral Home.
You may send condolences to the family at www.joepburnsfuneralhomes.com.
Burns Funeral Home of Perry
1400 N JOHNSON STRIPLING RD PERRY , FL 32347
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Jan. 9, 2014