Nell Swinson

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Nell Swinson FLOYDADA- Nell Swinson, age 92, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012 in Floydada. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Floydada with Pastor Tim Franks officiating. Interment will follow at Floydada Cemetery under the direction of Moore-Rose Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Friday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Nell was born on November 2, 1919 in Floydada, Texas to James E. Swinson and Annie Olympia (Lowrey) Swinson. She attended Floydada High School graduating in 1937. Nell worked at the First National Bank in Floydada for 49 years, 11 months, and 29 days. She was recognized as Floyd County Pioneer Woman of the Year for 2008 and was a lifelong resident of Floydada. Nell was a Sunday School Teacher and longtime Pianist at First Baptist Church of Floydada. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Floydada for 80 years. Nell is survived by her nephews, Timothy David Whitley of Portland, Oregon, Jimmy Don Whitley and wife Cathy of Aloha, Oregon; grandnephews, Jeffrey Dean Whitley and wife Ericca of Portland, Oregon, Matthew Thomas Whitley and wife Alexis of Keizer, Oregon; and great-grandnephew, Jacob Dean Whitley. Nell was preceded in death by her parents and her sisters, Leta Robyn Reed and husband Merle, Veva Marie (Skeet) Crow and husband Earl, Billie Jean (Midget) Whitley and husband T.M. and brother, James Swinson. Memorials in Nell's name may be made to First Baptist Church Floydada or to a . Online condolences may be made at
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Apr. 27, 2012