Lura R. Swiger

By | July 5, 2012

Lura R. Swiger, 65, of Racine, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, July 2, 2012 at her residence.

Born July 15, 1946 in Wellston, Ohio, she is the daughter of the late Sherman and Eva Lucas Lott, She was a homemaker and also a member of the Ripley Baptist Temple, of Ripley, West Virginia, and she will be greatly missed by family and friends.

She is survived by her husband Michael R. Swiger, of 38 years, whom she married, October 20, 1973 in Virginia. A son, Jeffrey (Sandra) Holtz of Charlotte, North Carolina, daughters, Sherry Hollen, and Angela (Neal) Collins, of Gallipolis, seven grandchildren, Laura, Sarah, Phillip, Bianca, Jasmine, Kyra and Danika, and one great grandchild, Paxton also survive.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Sherman Lott, Jr., and an infant son, Chris Holz.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 7, 2012 at the Cremeens Funeral Home, Racine with the Pastor Rick Perrine officiating. Interment will follow in the Letart Falls Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

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