Theresa Mann-Swafford


AIKEN, SC - Theresa Mann-Swafford, 56, beloved wife of John J. Swafford, died Thursday, November 11, 2016 at Augusta University Medical Center.
A native and life-long resident of Aiken County, Theresa was a daughter of Rev. Rabun and Barbara Johnson Cowart. She worked with Manpower since 1999 and was Regional Director overseeing Aiken, Greenwood, Augusta, Thomson and Waynesboro territories. Theresa was a member of the 2008-2009 Class of Leadership Aiken County. She was a 2013 Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and had served on the Chamber's Board of Directors since 2014. She was currently a member of the Executive Board. Theresa was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.
Survivors, in addition to her husband and parents, include her daughter, April Mann Mitchell; her son, David Mann, all of Aiken; a step-daughter, Stephanie Reneé Swafford, Aiken; step-sons, James Kevin Swafford, Aiken, John Cory Swafford, Rossville, GA; four grandchildren, Mallory Raegan Leeth, Lainie McKaelyn Mitchell, Zachary Gabriel Mann, Karsyn Erin Mann; six step-grandchildren; her sister, Joan Cowart Voncannon (Michael), West Columbia, TX; her brother, Doug Cowart (Bobbi), North Augusta and a number of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon, November 13th beginning at 2 o'clock at Shiloh Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow at 3 o'clock. The Revs. Chris Masters and Taylor Wells will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star from Nov. 15 to Dec. 15, 2016