Obituary for Edwina Butler Swan Edwina Butler Swan, age 85, passed away from a long illness in Jacksboro, Texas, on July 20, 2018. She was born November 27, 1932, in Cisco, Texas, to Johnnie Roy Butler and Myrtle Faye (née Elliott) Butler. She graduated from R.L. Paschal High School in Fort Worth, Texas. She married Charles Ray Swan, a petroleum engineer, in 1952. The couple lived in many places, including Darmstadt, Germany; San Angelo, Fort Worth, Houston, Jacksboro, Kermit, Lubbock, and Wichita Falls, Texas; and, Edmond, Oklahoma. Edwina worked as a secretary to Roy Furr, of Furr’s Supermarkets, in Lubbock and at Tyler & Simpson in Fort Worth. More recently, Edwina served 19 years on the Faith Community Health System Board of Directors, where she was a forward-thinking advocate of technology and superior healthcare for the citizens of Jack County and the surrounding region. She was also an active member of First Presbyterian Church of Jacksboro. Edwina is survived by her children, Roy Swan and Beverly Wiggins (Mike); her grandsons, Derek Wiggins (Teresa), Kyle Swan (Stephanie), and Matthew Wiggins (Mindy); her seven great-grandchildren, Daisha, Coby, Christian, Carter, Ali, Logan, and Aubree; her nephew, John Alley; her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, James Roy and Linda Swan; and her nieces Lana Smith and Tama Underwood. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ray Swan; her parents, Johnnie Roy Butler and Myrtle Faye (née Elliott) Butler; her sister, Johnnie Sue Alley; and her nephew, Richard Alley. A memorial service for Edwina will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at Coker Funeral Home in Jacksboro. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent to the Faith Community Hospital Charitable Foundation at 215 Chisholm Trail, Jacksboro, TX 76458. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Lara Pierce and the nurses and staff at Faith Community Health System for their loving care. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Edwina Butler Swan please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Wesley Chapel Cemetery 2871 Wesley Chapel Road Jacksboro, TX, 76458 © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions Previous Events Memorial Service © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions JUL 25. 01:00 PM Coker Funeral Home 152 State Hwy 148 Jacksboro, TX, US, 76458 firstname.lastname@example.org
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Edwina Butler Swan November 27 1932 July 20 2018.
Death notice for the town of: Jacksboro, state: Texas