Jacob Swall Sr.
1926 - 2013
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CARROLLTON - Jacob "Jack" Swall, Sr., 87, of Carrollton passed away at his home on Tues., Feb. 26, 2013. Jack was born on Feb. 2, 1926 and graduated from Newport News High School in Feb. 1945. Upon graduation he served in the United States Army. In Jan. 1948, he began an apprenticeship at the Daily Press, where he worked until his retirement in 1988. Jack was a long-time member of Parkview Baptist Church. He was also an active member of the Shriners. Jack is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Odell Crocker Swall; two sons, Jake Swall and his wife, Jenny, of Newport News and Ben Swall of Carrollton; two granddaughters, Jenise Swall and her husband, Andrew Gallatin, of Mechanicsville and Deanna Sadler and her husband, Adam, of Newport News; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Sam Palmer of Hampton; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will receive friends on Thurs., Feb. 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home in Newport News. The memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Fri., March 1 at Parkview Baptist Church in Newport News, followed by interment in Peninsula Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Parkview Baptist Church, 604 Hilton Blvd, Newport News, VA 23605.

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Published in Daily Press on Feb. 28, 2013.
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March 6, 2013
Jack was a Pioneer in Carisbrooke, one of the original residence as I am. May God be with his family during this time and always.
Mickey Garrett
March 2, 2013
Odell & Family
So sorry. Love & God Bless
Ron & Brenda
Ron & Brenda Jones
February 28, 2013
We have fond memories of Jack at the "DP" .... Hopefully you can find some comfort during this time by knowing you are in the hearts and prayers of all your friends. Love,
Bill and Debbie Vaccarelli
February 28, 2013
The Swall Family,

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss...our thoughts are with you all during this difficult time.

Rick & Becky Sadler
February 28, 2013
Odell, Jake & Ben,

Our thoughts & prayers are with you.


Mark & Miriam
Mark Waggoner
February 28, 2013
We were so sorry to hear about Mr. Swall. Keeping you in our keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.God Bless.
Charlotte & Rebecca Miller
February 28, 2013
Jenny, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. The loss of a parent leaves a hole in your heart filled with only memories. May these memories comfort you and yours. Georgeann
Georgia McQuigg
February 28, 2013
The Swall Family,

Our prayers are with you during this time. May God's comforting arms of love give you peace.


Nancy, Cathy, and Gina Gregory
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