Eubie Mae Swiney, 97, of Jacobia passed away October 3, 2015 at Briarcliff Health Center in Greenville. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home chapel in Greenville with visitation beginning at 1:00 PM until service time. Rev. Gary Griffin and Rev. Bill Hazelip will officiate. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.
Mrs. Swiney was born July 18, 1918, in Ladonia to William and Lula Bell (Yost) Fields. On February 20, 1934, she married Walter Franklin Swiney in Sulphur Springs. She worked at Hunt Regional Hospital and was a member of Old Concord Baptist Church for 65 years.
Survivors include her son Royce Swiney and wife, Sherry of Royse City; daughter-in-law Regina Swiney; and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Gary Don Swiney, daughter Jo Nell Powell, great-grandson, 7 brothers and 6 sisters.
Pallbearers will be Scott Powell, Jaron Powell, Don Swiney, Steve Avery, Keith Duncan, Steve Paris, Greg Robinson, and Russell Brown.