Doris Christine Swift

Doris Christine Swift, age 65, of Leitchfield, KY, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Hosparus Inpatient Care in Louisville, KY.

She was born on September 1, 1948 in Louisville, KY, the daughter of James Reginald and Thelma Maye White Ballard.

She was a housewife and homemaker, who enjoyed crocheting and reading and a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church.

She is survived by her husband, Arvil Swift; five sons, Allan (Pam), Tony (Tracy), Andy, Dwayne, and Randy (Chelsea) Swift all of Leitchfield; seven grandchildren, Amy, Shyanna, Cody, Jacob, Kaitlin, Kevin and Natalie; two great-grandchildren, Carley and Emily;p her mother, Thelma Maye Ballard of Louisville; three brothers, Kenny and Bernie Ballard of Louisville, and Hank Ballard of New York; one sister, Libby Jecker of Louisville.

She was preceded in death by her father, James, and a brother, Mike Ballard.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield. Bro. Mark Claypool will be officiating. Burial will be in the St. Anthony Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the Dermitt Funeral Home from 12 noon until 8 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. Saturday until time of services.

Online condolences can be made in the guestbook on our website at

Funeral Home

Dermitt Funeral Home - Leitchfield
306 West Main St. P O Box 90  Leitchfield, KY 42755

Published in Grayson County News Gazette from Mar. 13 to Mar. 14, 2014