Sue (Miller) McSwain (1932 - 2012)

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Sue Miller McSwain, 79, passed away on July 6, 2012, at her home. She was born Sept. 16, 1932, in Gaston County, daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin and Essie Howard Miller.

Mrs. McSwain made her entry into God's wonderful kingdom to join her family in heaven. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend to all that knew her. She loved life and will be missed by everyone. For the last 35 years, she was a homemaker. She was a member of the Catawba Heights Baptist Church in Belmont. She was a Sunday school teacher, Sunday school secretary, member of the church choir, director of the 49ers, member of the singles Sunday school class and held various other duties in the church. Sue loved her church and attended as long as her health permitted.

She is survived by her daughters, Sandy McNabb and son-in-law, Steve, and Terri McSwain of the home; grandson, Tim Hoover; and great-grandchildren, Christian and Abby.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Edward Lee McSwain; son, Edward Lee McSwain Jr.; and brothers, James Patrick Miller and Lee Hampton Miller.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday at Greene Funeral Service-South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia. The family will be at the home all other times.

The funeral service will be held 11 a.m. on Monday at Catawba Heights Baptist Church, Belmont, officiated by the Revs. Max Pendleton and Ronnie McCraw, and Dr. Alfred Wright.

The pallbearers will be Dale Robinson, Tim McSwain, David Tomblin, Craig Menniger, Moris McSwain and Clarence "Doll Boy" McSwain.

Interment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery West, Charlotte.

Memorials may be made to Vision Baptist Church, 7633 Buffaloe Road, Raleigh, NC 27616 or hospice of donor's choice.

Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.

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Greene Funeral Service-South Chapel
1503 South York Road
Gastonia, NC 28052
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Published in Gaston Gazette on July 8, 2012