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Deborah "Debbie" Sue Swafford

February 6, 1954 ~ June 4, 2021 (age 67)







At the calling of the morning on Friday, June 4, 2021, our precious Lord guided Deborah Sue Swafford to the heavenly gates to her final resting place in heaven.  Debbie was 67 years old and a resident of South Pittsburg, TN.   She was of the Methodist faith and a beloved member of the Wesley United Methodist Church in South Pittsburg, TN.    Debbie loved her nieces and nephews, enjoyed crocheting and was a proud graduate of South Pittsburg High School “Class of 1972”.  She had been employed with Johnson and Johnson for numerous years as a clinical chemistry specialist.


She is preceded in death by her parents, William Walter Swafford and Willie Jo Vandergriff Swafford. 


She leaves her beautiful memories to her brothers, Dale (Annetta) Swafford and Pete (Pat) Swafford; nieces, Courtney Stewart; Kelly (Robbie) Somerville, Kristin (Clayton) Seale and Jillian (Alex) Dickens along with many great nieces, nephews and special friends.


In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Wesley United Methodist Church.


The family will have a public visitation from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm CT on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at Tate Funeral Home in Jasper, TN.


There will be a graveside service following the visitation at Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens at 3:00 pm with Brother Bruce Howland officiating.


Funeral arrangements entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, TN  37374. 


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June 6, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Graveside Service
June 6, 2021

3:00 PM
Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens
no street address availabe
Jasper, TN 37347

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