Rains Co. Tx Submitted by Gena Forsyth
Graveside services and burial for W.T. Swindell, 64, of 506 Merrill Dr. were held at 10 a.m. Monday at South Liberty Cemetery with the Rev Fred Lewis officiating. The Sulphur Springs Masonic Lodge conducted Masonic graveside rites.
James Birchfield, Tommy Lenox, Benny Ray Warren, Gifford, Jack Ruff and Derrell Byrne served as pallbearers.
Mr. Swindell died at 12:01 p.m. Saturday.
He was born Jan. 20, 1923, in Celeste, the son of W.H. and Faye Wheat Swindell. He was retired from Baker Oil Tools and member of the Baptist church. Mr. Swindell served in the Navy during World War ll. He was a member of the Sulphur Springs Masonic Lodge No. 21 A.F. & A.M. and was also a member of the Grand Lodge in Waco.
He married Lorene Amox in 1941 in Dallas. She survives.
He is also survived by a daughter, Janice C. Swindell of Lewisville; a son Michael Swindell of Sulphur Springs; three grandchildren; two brothers, Glyn Swindell of Garland, and Jerry Swindell of Celeste; and a sister, Louise Martin of Dallas.Tapp Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.