Billy Gene Swanner


Billy Gene Swanner, 86, of Athens, died Friday, January 18, 2019, at Limestone Health Facility.
There will be a 11 a.m. graveside service Tuesday at Hester's Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Spry Funeral Home.
Mr. Swanner was born June 6, 1932, in Limestone County. He was retired from Alabama National Guard of 43 years, a U.S. Army veteran and an avid golfer.
Survivors include son, Jack Swanner of Athens; daughters, Candace Swanner Jennings of St. Louis, Missouri, and Elizabeth Ann Hudson of Athens; sister, Patricia Ann Gibson of Montgomery, Alabama; three granddaughters; three great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one daughter, Onira Jil Reardon.
Published on January 18, 2019
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