Vincent Claude Swinney, 84, of Fries, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in the Twin County Regional Hospital.
He was born in Carroll County on Dec. 7, 1928, to Terry and Emma Waller Swinney.
Survivors include his wife, Anna M. Swinney of Fries; children and spouses, Joyce and Larry Akers of Galax, Junior Swinney, Darrell and Debbie Swinney and Timmy and Cindy Swinney, all of Fries; sister, Hazel Hodge of Ivanhoe; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A private funeral was held Jan. 30, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Mount Olivet United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bob Adams officiating. Burial followed in the Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.