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Rosie Lee Swanner

Rosie Lee Swanner, 74, of the Hendon community in Bledsoe County moved to heaven on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at her home. She was a longtime member of Hendon Baptist Church and was a wonderful quilt maker. She also enjoyed going to yard sales and working crossword puzzles.

Her first husband, Lloyd Swanner and second husband, Bill Swanner; parents, Blaine and Katie Smith; two brothers, William and Clinton Smith; and daughter-in-law, Lisa Swanner, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Katherine (Danny) Presley and Roger Swanner; grandchildren, Amanda (David) Skalkda, Michael Presley, Brittany and Steven Swanner; two great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; six brothers, Marvin A., Edward, Jay, Billy, Carlos and Ronnie Smith; sisters, Anna Ruth Skilies and Suzie Keith; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday, January 19 at Hendon Baptist Church with Bro. Danny Keener and Bro. Douglas Ritchey officiating. Burial was in Hendon Cemetery.

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Putnam-Reed Funeral Home of Pikeville was in charge of arrangements.

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