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Dorothy Swiger Stevens

July 19, 1928 October 13, 2014
Dorothy Swiger Stevens
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Obituary for Dorothy Swiger Stevens

Dorothy Swiger Stevens died on October 13, 2014 at Franciscan Woods in Columbus, Georgia. “Absent from the body, present with the Lord”. She was born on July 19, 1928, in Meyersdale, PA, to Nelson Patton and Beulah Yommer Patton. She is survived and was loved by her family, a daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and James Alford of Andersonville, four grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her first husband of 40 years, James Dolan Swiger, as well as her second husband, Ulmer Stevens and a son, James Edward Swiger. Dorothy was a faithful member of First Baptist Church as well as Faith Baptist Church. She worked with Awanas, Bible School and Sunday School. Throughout her life she faithfully ministered to the needs of people in her community. In 1994, she moved to Magnolia Manor where she embraced all the activities in the Manor community and volunteered at the coffee shop and the nursing center. A visitation will be held Wednesday, October 15, 2014, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel in Americus. Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 11:00 AM at Faith Baptist Church in Americus, followed by interment at Andersonville National Cemetery in Andersonville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The League of the Good Samaritan, 2001 S. Lee Street, Americus, Georgia 31709.

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Andersonville National Cemetery

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