Lula Swann
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Visitation at Funeral Home

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Appalachian Funeral Services And Crematorium
165 Skyland Drive
Sylva, North Carolina, United States

Final Resting Place

Promise Land Cemetery
Promise Land Church Road
Cullowhee, North Carolina, United States

Obituary of Lula Owen 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.

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