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Bernice Marie Swetnam

July 23, 1916 April 21, 2019
Bernice Marie Swetnam
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Obituary for Bernice Marie Swetnam

Mrs. Bernice Marie Clyatt Swetnam, age 102 years 9 months and 8 days, of Ash Flat, AR. passed away April 21, 2019. Born July 23, 1916 in the Macey Community near Monette, AR. She was the daughter of the late Richard Allen (Dick) Clyatt and Lucy (Piercy) Clyatt. She grew up in the Childress Community Northeast of Monette. Graduated from Childress High School, April 24, 1935. She was united in marriage to Lawrence Swetnam, of Williford, AR. December 29, 1946 and came to Williford to make their home. They had a service station and garage business there for 24 years. During that time she ran a grocery store for 15 years. They had a wood shop and refinished antique furniture for 31 years. She has been a Baptist for many years. She attended the Childress Baptist Church till she married. She is a member of the Baptist Church in Ash Flat, Ar.
Survives include one son; Larry Clyatt Swetnam of Ash Flat , AR. Two Granddaughters, La Gina Austin and husband Brad of Littleton, Mass and Lorrie McClure and husband Chad of Batesville, AR. Four Great Grandchildren; Mallory McClure and Matthew McClure, both of Batesville, Ar. Stella Austin and Phoebe Marie Austin, of Littleton, Mass.
She was preceded in death by her kind and loving husband , of 56 years 8 months and 4 days. He passed away Sep. 2, 2003, and infant daughter Bela Kaye Swetnam, Nov. 4, 1949. Her parents, twin sisters Vera Clyatt of Childress and Era Swetnam, of Monette AR.
Visitation will be Friday 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm At Wortham Oak Hill Chapel. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Friday April 26, 2019 at Wortham Oak Hill Chapel of Highland, AR. with Johnny Carter Officiating. Interment will follow in Baker Cemetery of Ozark Acres. Arrangements under the trust of Wortham Funeral Home and Cremation of Highland, AR. www.worthamfuneralhome.com.


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12:00 PM 4/26/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 4/26/2019 2:00:00 PM
Wortham Oak Hill Chapel

3079 Hwy 62-412
P.O. Box 676
Highland, AR 72542

Wortham Oak Hill Chapel
3079 Hwy 62-412 Highland 72542 AR
United States
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