Funeral services for Bertha Mae Swain, 81, will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, Feb. 19 at Kingston Missionary Baptist Church. Rev. Byron White is pastor. Rev. Robert Duncan will officiate. Burial will be at Kingston Church Cemetery. Ms. Swain will lie in state at the church one hour prior to service. Ms. Swain died February 10, 2011 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel Garrett and Katie Johnson; son, Sam Swain; brother, Abraham Johnson; and sister, Marva Player. She was a member of Kingston Baptist Church where she served as Sunday school secretary, member of the choir and kitchen committee; she was educated in the Talladega County Schools and was a homemaker. Survivors are her sons: Samuel Swain (Yvette) and Daniel Swain (Yolanda) of Akron, OH and Lee Swain (Joann) of Alpine; daughters, Dianne Swain (Milton) of Akron, OH and Linda Swain of Alpine; brother Freddie Johnson of Talladega; twenty-four grandchildren; forty-four great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren. Terry's Metropolitan Mortuary will direct the services.
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Terry's Metropolitan Mortuary
1702 Battle Street West Talladega, AL 35161
Published in The Daily Home on Feb. 18, 2011