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Thursday December 20th, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Promise Land Baptist Church
Friday December 21st, 2018

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Interment at: Promise Land Cemetery

Promise Land Cemetery
Friday December 21st, 2018

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Lula Naomi Swann

Lula Owen Swann, age 83, of Sylva went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Dudley and Bessie Fisher. 

She was a founding member of Promise Land Baptist Church of Tuckasegee, NC. Lula loved quilting, sewing and working in her flowers. She dearly loved all her family and was loved by many in the community.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her two husbands; John Lewis “Red” Owen and David Wallace Swann, as well as by three brothers.

Lula is survived by two sons; Clarence (Marqueta) Owen, and Ricky Owen, both of Tuckasegee, NC, and two daughters; Debbie (Paul) Farmer and Kelly (Allen) Rich, both of Sylva, NC. Seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive, as well as a special friend; Tommy Stack and a special caregiver; Lisa Sutton.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018, at 11:00 am at Promise Land Baptist Church, Tuckasegee, NC, with Revs. Larry Bryson, Michael Queen and Jeff Powell officiating.  Burial will follow in Promise Land Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Appalachian Funeral Services from 6:00 until 8:00 pm.

An online registry is available at: www.appalachiahfuneralservices.com

Appalachian Funeral Services is serving the family.

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Debbie and family,so sorry about your mom. I loved her when we would go show houses And she would be with us. She had the best sense of humor! I know you will miss her! Love you and christy!

Gaye Buchanan Dec 21 2018 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Barbara Davis Dec 21 2018 12:00 AM

We are very sorry for your loss. Many prayers for your family.

Virgle and Shannon Brown Dec 19 2018 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Lula. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Tom & Beverly Turrentine Dec 19 2018 12:00 AM

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