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Wylma Swaffar

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Wylma Darlene Swaffar, age 81, of Purdy, MO, passed from this life at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 while at the Webb City Health and Rehab Center in Webb City, MO.

Wylma was born on Jan. 3, 1930 in Purdy, MO, the daughter of the late Porter DeWitt Swaffar and Verna Mae (Prier) Swaffar. She graduated from Purdy High School with the Class of 1947. She had worked on the family farm as well the office manager at Mid-Am in Monett for over 30 years, retiring in 1994. Wylma was a member of the First Baptist Church of Purdy and enjoyed gardening.

Wylma was preceded in death by her parents; and one infant sister, Margaret Swaffar. She is survived by a host of cousins and close friends that will dearly miss her.

Funeral services for Mrs. Swaffar will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 at the Buchanan Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tony Martin officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions have been requested to the Purdy Alumni Association in care of the funeral home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, MO.


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