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Wilma Joyzell Swann

January 29, 1932 - March 30, 2015

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Wilma Swann
January 29, 1932-March 30, 2015

Wilma "Honey" Swann, 83, died March 30, 2015 after a battle against cancer. She was born on January 29,1932 to Raymond and Ada DeSpain in Spicewood, Texas. She was a member of the Marble Falls graduating Class of 1948. After marrying her husband, R.E. Swann on September 3, 1960, they moved to Omaha, Nebraska. After R.E.'s discharge from the Air Force they resumed life in Texas. First in Austin, then to Lockhart, Pearland, Tomball and finally back to the family homestead in Spicewood.
After moving back...

Wilma Swann
January 29, 1932-March 30, 2015

Wilma "Honey" Swann, 83, died March 30, 2015 after a battle against cancer. She was born on January 29,1932 to Raymond and Ada DeSpain in Spicewood, Texas. She was a member of the Marble Falls graduating Class of 1948. After marrying her husband, R.E. Swann on September 3, 1960, they moved to Omaha, Nebraska. After R.E.'s discharge from the Air Force they resumed life in Texas. First in Austin, then to Lockhart, Pearland, Tomball and finally back to the family homestead in Spicewood.
After moving back to Spicewood, she has been heavily involved with the Spicewood Community Center where she served as a Board Member until very recently due to her declining health. Wilma was also the founding president of the Friends of the Spicewood Community Library and one of the key people that helped bring a library to the community. She loved participating in Tea Party events, and other local community events and fundraisers. She and her husband are also active senior members at the Marble Falls Church of Christ. She was the proud grandmother of four grandchildren, whom she visited often and who loved visiting her at the old family homestead in Spicewood.
She is survived by: husband, R.E. Swann of Spicewood, Texas; daughters and sons-in-law, Leslie and Kenneth Purvis, and Lynette and Pedro Salazar, both of The Woodlands, Texas; granddaughter and husband, Ashley and Wade Hollis of Lufkin, Texas, granddaughter Abby Purvis, a sophomore at Harding University, Ryan and Tristan Salazar of The Woodlands, Texas; sisters Nelda Fry and husband Jesse Kenneth and Virginia Ray, both of Marble Falls, and Neva Padgett of Hayward, California; along with numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents: Raymond and Ada DeSpain, brother-in-law, Marvin Ray, niece Lisa Padgett and nephews Stan and Steve Padgett.
Visitation services will be held Friday, April 3 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Marble Falls. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 4 at 11:00am at the Marble Falls Church of Christ.
Memorial contributions can be made in Wilma's honor to the Spicewood Community Center, P.O. Box 44, Spicewood, Texas 78669 or the Spicewood Community Library, P.O. Box 463, Spicewood, Texas 78669.
Condolences can be expressed at www.clements-wilcoxfuneralhome.com