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Virginia Swatsley

July 13, 1924 April 30, 2022
Virginia Swatsley
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Virginia Swatsley, 97, of Mount Carmel, Illinois, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2022, at home, surrounded by the love of her family. She was born on July 13, 1924, ion Malden, Missouri, the daughter of Arthur and Eustina (Cox) Cook. She married Bobby Ray Swatsley on July 3, 2004, and together they have enjoyed seventeen years of marriage.

Virginia was a loving homemaker. She found peace at home and loved to swing on her front porch with her husband. When she was able, she enjoyed sewing and crocheting. Virginia was a member of the Lighthouse Church in Grayville, Illinois. She was faithful in her walk with the Lord, and she enjoyed daily morning devotions with Bob, even up to her last day. Virginia will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Virginia leaves behind her loving husband, Bob; bonus children, Michelle (Bill) Birkla, Kenneth Ray Swatsley, Susie Swatsley; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; spiritually adopted children, Dee, and Tom Collins.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; son, Bill Dowdy; and two brothers.

Graveside Services will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Antioch Cemetery in rural Wabash County with Pastor Jim Owen officiating.

Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements. To view Virginia’s tribute wall, purchase flowers and leave condolences for the Swatsley family, please visit www.keepesfuneralhome.com

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Graveside

Thursday

5

May

1:00 PM 5/5/2022 1:00:00 PM
Antioch Cemetery

Keensburg, IL

Antioch Cemetery
Keensburg IL
United States

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Antioch Cemetery Final Resting Place

Keensburg, IL

Keensburg IL
United States
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