Robert Swanson Averette

GRAHAM - Mr. Robert Swanson Averette, 76, died at the Hospice Home on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at 7:15 p.m.
A native of Person County, he was the husband of Dorothy Averette, who survives, and the son of Jessie Averette and Blanche Swanson Averette, both deceased. He retired from Coca Cola and was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife of the home, survivors include two sons, Robert Averette Jr., of Snow Camp, and Jeff Averette and wife Candie, of Mint Hill; two daughters, Sherrie Zornes and husband Kenneth, of Mebane, and Jerrie Averette, of Graham; and one brother, Jessie Averette and wife, Susan, of Bend, Ore.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held at Graham Memorial Park on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at 2 p.m. by Pastor Garland I. Simmons.
Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2012