Obituaries

Boycene Tinsley
B: 1939-05-11
D: 2021-04-15
View Details
Tinsley, Boycene
Patricia Maddox
B: 1948-09-21
D: 2021-04-13
View Details
Maddox, Patricia
Randy Copeland
B: 1968-05-10
D: 2021-04-11
View Details
Copeland, Randy
Paul Fitzgerald
B: 1946-09-10
D: 2021-04-06
View Details
Fitzgerald, Paul
DeLois Estoll
B: 1929-09-28
D: 2021-04-03
View Details
Estoll, DeLois
Amy Hass
B: 1972-09-18
D: 2021-04-02
View Details
Hass , Amy
Jerry Rosamond
B: 1946-01-01
D: 2021-04-01
View Details
Rosamond, Jerry
Robert Burge
B: 1941-02-28
D: 2021-03-31
View Details
Burge, Robert
Wanda Montgomery
B: 1956-09-23
D: 2021-03-28
View Details
Montgomery, Wanda
Leslie Simpson
B: 1937-05-16
D: 2021-03-28
View Details
Simpson, Leslie
Jerry Skinner
B: 1970-08-21
D: 2021-03-25
View Details
Skinner, Jerry
Gerald Alexander
B: 1942-09-09
D: 2021-03-20
View Details
Alexander, Gerald
Betty Hillebrandt
B: 1971-07-05
D: 2021-03-20
View Details
Hillebrandt, Betty
Wesley Hobbs
B: 1934-07-29
D: 2021-03-15
View Details
Hobbs, Wesley
George Riggle
B: 1942-09-13
D: 2021-03-13
View Details
Riggle, George
Wanda Hass
B: 1937-01-19
D: 2021-03-12
View Details
Hass, Wanda
Glyndon Countryman
B: 1935-12-03
D: 2021-03-11
View Details
Countryman, Glyndon
James "Jim" Tyson
B: 1964-06-20
D: 2021-03-11
View Details
Tyson, James "Jim"
Samuel Joslin, Jr.
B: 1962-07-13
D: 2021-03-09
View Details
Joslin, Jr., Samuel
Ann Henderson
B: 1955-12-17
D: 2021-03-08
View Details
Henderson, Ann
Ernest Warren
B: 1935-05-06
D: 2021-03-08
View Details
Warren, Ernest

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1015 W Wolfe St.
P.O. Box 543
Grand Saline, TX 75140
Phone: 903-962-3333
Fax: 903-962-3651
Shirley Swoape

Shirley Ruth Swoape (Barnhart)

Wednesday, July 3rd, 1935 - Saturday, February 20th, 2021
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Shirley Swoape, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Shirley Swoape

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Shirley's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Shirley's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Services for Shirley Ruth Barnhart Swoape are scheduled for 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at First Baptist Church, Alba, with Bro. Randy Bohannan and Bro. David Arnett officiating under the direction of Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba.
Interment will be in Golden Cemetery.
Mrs. Swoape passed away February 20, 2021, in Tyler. She was born July 3, 1935, in Fruitvale, to Horace Marion and Gladys Estelle Kuykendall Barnhart. On September 10, 1950, she married Loyd Coleman Swoape in Dallas County. Shirley lived most of her life in Wood County and was a member of Open Door Fellowship, Alba. She was everyone’s “Granny” and “Mother”. She loved to fish, garden, and cook for gatherings…. Shirley is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Loyd Swoape; great-grandson, Connor Blake Curts; one sister; and six brothers.
Survivors include her five sons, Loyd Allan Swoape and wife Beth of Golden, Freddie Leon Swoape and wife Galynda of Alba, Harold Lynn Swoape of Ft. Worth, Ralph Douglas Swoape and wife Sherri of Golden, and Martin Keel Swoape and wife Rayla of Alba; daughter, Kim Reine Eagerton of Mineola; brother, Horace (H.L.) Barnhart of Golden; four sisters, Hazel Hunt of Mesquite, Tressie Pearman and husband Johnny of Wills Point, Lana Childers and husband Rick of Golden, and Martha Parker and husband Danny of Quitman; fifteen grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren and one more on the way; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Sport Swoape, Ronnie Collins, Brad Swoape, Brent Swoape, Dusty Swoape, Jese Swoape, and Ramsey Curts.
The family will receive friends, 6-9 p.m., Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Alba.
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Shirley Ruth Swoape (Barnhart), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    First Baptist Church of Alba
    Address
    219 Holley St. #200
    ALBA, TX 75410
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 11:00am
    Location
    First Baptist Church of Alba
    Address
    East Holley Street
    ALBA, TX
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Golden Cemetery
    Address
    FM 779
    GOLDEN, TX 75444
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Shirley here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Shirley
1 tree has been planted in memory of Shirley Ruth Swoape (Barnhart)
RN

Randy, Claudine, Hilda, Nikki

Posted at 01:36pm
A thought of comfort and condolences to the family.
Tree Image
A memorial tree was planted in the memory of Shirley Swoape — Plant a Tree Now
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each