Thelma Norene Stubblefield Swenson(1921-2014)

Swenson, Thelma Norene Stubblefield, 92, of Yuma, passed away peacefully on April 8, 2014. Thelma was born on April 10, 1921 in Moorehouse, Missouri.

Thelma was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ada Stubblefield; Sister, Virginia Gannon, and husband Shirrell Eugene Swenson. She is survived by her children, Mary Goodman, Barbara Morgan, Sandy Power, Shirrell E. Swenson Jr., Tricia Swenson, Peggy Critchlow and Darlene Ford as well as grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Thelma graduated with a nursing degree from St. Mary's in Tucson, AZ, and later furthered her education at NAU in Flagstaff, AZ. She enjoyed a lengthy career serving others.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 14, at 11:00a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on 2895 S. 8th Ave. in Yuma.

A viewing will be held on Sunday, April 13, from 6p.m. to Desert Valley Mortuary, 138 N. Ave. B in Somerton and also on Monday one hour prior to the funeral at the LDS Church.

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Funeral Home

138 N Avenue B  Somerton, AZ 85350
(928) 627-7600
Published in The Yuma Sun on Apr. 11, 2014