Margaret Ross Swanner

Funeral services for Margaret Ross Swanner, 87, of Greenville will be at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 17, 2013 at Greenville Bible Church.  She died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at Washington Care Center.  Burial will be in Greenville Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.

Mrs. Swanner was born in South Carolina and moved to the Delta in 1935. She graduated from Shaw public schools and received her Masters Degree from Delta State University in education.  She married Robert Swanner making their home in Leland until later moving to Greenville.  She taught in the Greenville public schools before becoming Administrator at Greenville Christian School.

She was preceded in death by a son, Bill Swanner and daughter, Sara Nicholson.  She is survived by her husband Robert R. Swanner of Greenville; son, Bob Swanner of Greenville; 4 grandchildren, Ross Swanner, James Swanner, Craig Swanner and Margaret Elizabeth Nicholson; and 4 great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral at Greenville Bible Church.  Memorials may be made to Greenville Bible Church, P. O. Box 4991, Greenville, MS  38704-4991.