Rogene Swinson, 85, of Fairlie died Jan. 24, 2012, at her home following a lengthy illness. Services were at 2 p.m., Jan. 26, at the Cross Trails Cowboy Church in Fairlie with David Gibson officiating. Burial was at Sonora Cemetery.
R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home in Wolfe City was in charge of arrangements.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers with great-grandsons serving as honorary pallbearers.
Born Dec. 24, 1926, in Fairlie, she was the daughter of Fairl and Vina Sue Fulfer Speight. She married Louis Iven Swinson on Jan. 2, 1945, in Commerce. Mrs. Swinson was a homemaker and was a member of the Church of Christ in Commerce.
Survivors include her husband; eight children and spouses, Larry and Kathy Swinson of Pearland, James and Sharron Swinson of Fairfield, Ronnie and Sandra Swinson of Fairlie, Lanny and Darlene Swinson of Wolfe City, Linda and Buzz Malone of Wolfe City, Joe and Judy Swinson of Fairlie, Roger and Dorothy Swinson of Palestine and Theresa and Bill Shamberger of Fairfield; 19 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents; stepmother Virgie “Granny” Speight; a brother and wife, Raymond and Jo Speight; an infant grandson, James Ray Swinson and infant great-grandson Lucas Wade Swinson.
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Published on  February 3, 2012