Jimmy Ray Swafford


Jimmy Ray Swafford, 72, a resident of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, in a local health care facility.

He was the son of  Oscar Swafford and Mildred Johnson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Hazel R. Swafford. Jimmy was a United States Marine Corps veteran.

He is survived by his daughter, Elwana Swafford; his stepdaughter, Tonya Brewer; son, Dameion Swafford; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his sister, Hazel Slack; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Remembrance of Life Service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 17, 2021, at Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, Wildwood Avenue Chapel, with the Rev. Floyd Boggess officiating.

The interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as casket bearers.

Military honors will be conducted at the cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home


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