WAXAHACHIE - Helen Annette (Swearingen) Carlat, 76, of Waxahachie passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 at Baylor Medical Center, Waxahachie. She was born June 26, 1937 in Denison to Charles Edward and Annie Leona (Nix) Swearingen. She has left this world, leaving behind a wonderful legacy as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Annette always placed her family's well being above her own and was able to successfully balance a career while raising five children. She later became an entrepreneur and opened a successful clothing and accessories store, Annette's Jeans, Gifts Etc. Too, in Waxahachie.
Survivors include her five children, Joni Carlat Trojacek of Waxahachie, Stacy Carlat Stone and husband Ron of Aspen, Colo., Joseph Dane Carlat of Euless, Lucy Thompson and husband Gary and Charla Carlat of Lake Dallas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Joseph Carlat Jr., her parents, Charles Edward and Annie Leona Swearingen and one grandson, Ryan Schifano.
There will be a Rosary at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 followed by a visitation for family and friends from 6 -8 p.m. in the chapel of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 in the chapel of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home. Interment will follow at 4 p.m. in the Calvary Cemetery in Denison.
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Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.