Georgia Elizabeth Mullinax Swanson, 93 years old, of Silver Creek passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at a local health facility.
Mrs. Swanson was born on September 4, 1927, in Floyd County, Georgia, to the late Clyde Mullinax and the late Bessie Irene Griffies Mullinax. She was also preceded in death by her husband George Wylie Swanson, a son-in-law, Tommy Staley, and two brothers, MT Mullinax and James Mullinax. Prior to her retirement, Ms. Swanson worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse with Rome OBGYN Associates. She was a loyal member of Park Avenue, where she was a member of WMU and sang in the choir for many years. Mrs. Swanson loved exercise, especially the Georgia Bulldogs.
Survivors include three daughters, Shirley Gilbert (Mac), Silver Creek, Martha Millican (Spencer), Lindale, and Jennie Hines, Lindale; two sons, Jimmy Swanson (Cheryl), Rome, and Mike Swanson (Kristi), Calhoun; nine grandchildren, David Gotterer, Chris Gilbert, Angie Taylor, Sommer Kirby, Candace Branton, Jessica Minton, Danielle White, Stefanie Staley and Devin Swanson; nineteen great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will take place on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Park Avenue Baptist Church, under the direction of Dr. Earl Fowlkes instead. The funeral will follow in Floyd Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends in the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until service time.
Pallbearers are requested to gather at church on Wednesday at 10:30 am and include: Active: Chris Gilbert, Devin Swanson, David Gotterer, Nick Jones, Blake Kirby, Reece Kirby, Mason Gilbert, and Bryant Minton. Volunteer: Deacons of Park Avenue Baptist Church.
Flowers are accepted or memorial donations can be made to Park Avenue Baptist Church, PO Box 189, Lindale, GA 30147.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, is responsible for the arrangements.