Burr E. Swann

Burr E. Swann, 81, of Jonesboro, Ark., passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Burr was born on November 12, 1937, in Pocahontas, Ark., to Floyd “Jake” and Essie Parten Swann.

On December 7, 1962, Burr married the love of his life, Jean Foster. They were married for almost 56 years.

Burr was a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, co-worker, and friend. He loved his family and community, and was a member of the Church of Christ. Burr retired from the National Resource Conservation Service.

Burr is preceded in death by his parents, Floyd “Jake” and Essie Parten Swann.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Foster Swann of the home; son, Brock (Jeri Lynn) Swann of Piggott; daughters, Nancy (Marty) Felts of Jonesboro, and Tonya Coomer of Brookland; grandchildren, Meagan Swann (Jeff) Priest of Lake City, Jacob Felts of Jonesboro, Brice (Rachel) Swann of Louisville, Ky., Taylor Coomer (Clay) Starkey of Clarkedale, and Burke Swann of Piggott; great-grandchild, Scout Priest of Lake City.

All services will be held at the Southwest Church in Jonesboro, on Thursday, November 29, 2018. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Burr’s funeral service will immediately follow beginning at 12:00 p.m.; Jimmy Adcox and Richard Akins officiating. Burial will follow in the Chesser Cemetery near Pocahontas.

Honored to carry Burr to his final earthly resting place are Chris Harrell, Lance VanWinkle, Michael VanWinkle, Kent Coomer, Brent Coomer, and Trent Holcomb.

The family has respectfully designated Gerald Felts, Jerry Cook, Doris Lee Williams, Larrell Austin, Allen “Blue” VanWinkle, Larry Holcomb, Mike Oliver, Charles Minton, Steve White, and Rick Fielder as honorary pallbearers.

Online condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.fearsfamilyfuneralhome.com

The Star Herald

 

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