- Local Guide
Lulu G. Swineford, 90, Brookville, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at Brookville Hospital.
She was born March 10, 1921, in Knox Township, a daughter of the late Thomas W. and Blanche Hopkins.
Feb. 11, 1943, in Columbus, Ga., she married Miles T. Swineford, who preceded her in death May 4, 1988.
She was retired from Owens-Illinois in Brookville.
Surviving relatives include a son, Gary Swineford of Brookville; three daughters, Sally Corbin and husband William, Marsha Johnstone and husband Michael, and Debbie Reinsel and husband Clifford, all of Brookville; a sister, Jean Plotner of Knox Dale; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Hopkins Jr.; and four sisters, Venice Shaffer, Emma Hopkins, Ila Ishman and Minerva Plyler.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the McKinney Funeral Home, Brookville.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at the funeral home with Pastor Terry Felt officiating.
Interment will be at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Knox Dale.
Memorials in Mrs. Swineford's name may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.