GOLCONDA, Ill. — Alice Swinford, 56, of Golconda died Friday, April 12, 2013, at her home.
She was the secretary for Homberg Missionary Baptist Church. She worked 15 years for Dr. Michael Giannini, a dermatologist in Paducah.
She is survived by her husband, Dean Swinford; two daughters, Keesha Vaughn and Danielle Johnston; six grandchildren, and three sisters, Wanda Bowman, Linda Mennerick, and Helen Platt.
She was preceded in death by one sister. Her parents were Fred and Ruth (Elder) Bates.
There will be a private graveside service. Friends may call on the family from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Homberg Missionary Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to: M*A*S*H 62938, P.O. Box 545, Golconda, IL 62938; or Hospice of Southern Illinois, 305 S. Illinois, Belleville, IL 62222.
Aly Funeral Home of Golconda is in charge of arrangements.