COMMERCE - J.C. Swain, 86, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.
He was the son of the late Walter Swain, Sr. and Annie Lou Gee Swain. Mr. Swain was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ruth Sorrow Swain; a daughter, Brenda Swain; and brother, Walter Swain, Jr.
Survivors include children, Danny Swain, Mark Swain, Terry Swain and Judy Ward, all of Commerce; grandchildren, Nathan Ward, Megan Ward, Caleb Swain, Samuel Swain, Jennifer Swain Lance, Justin Swain, and Zack Swain; great-grandchildren, Trey Pace, Brayden Lance, and Jayden Swain; and brothers, Edgar Swain, Fred Swain, Arthur Swain, and Joe Swain.
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, September 21, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home with interment following in the Nicholson Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, September 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. Grandchildren, Nathan, Megan, Caleb, Samuel, Jennifer, and Justin, will serve as pallbearers.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.