Dorothy Louise Swan

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Dorothy Louise Swan, 92, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at Joe Clark Residential Care in Nevada, following a brief illness. She was born May 1, 1919, in Richards, Mo., to Estelle Forest Moberly and Nellie Burris Moberly. She married Kenneth Swan on June 30, 1958, in Liberty, Mo., and he preceded her in death on Dec. 7, 2008.

Dorothy was born and raised in Vernon County and spent most all of her life here. She worked for a number of years as a secretary in the auto parts business.

Survivors include one sister, Betty Gammon, Nevada, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Jarrel Swan, and two brothers, Earl and Loren Moberly.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 19, at Newton Burial Park, Nevada, with Jeff Gammon officiating. Friends may call now and until 1:30 p.m., Friday, at Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada.

Memorials may be given to Ducks Unlmited in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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