Lillie Swink

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 19, 2006

CHINA GROVE — Lillie Mae Swink, China Grove, died Dec. 11, 2006.

Mrs. Swink was a daughter of the late Eva Canup and Jess Alexander.

Her husband, Elmer Elijah Swink, died in 1976, and two sons, Jack and Jimmy Hooks, also preceded her in death.

Survivors include sons Gary “Bill,” Steve, Woodrow “Doc,” Vernon Dale “Butch” and Kyle Hooks; daughters Mary Ann Rodriguiss, Lana Sue Elliott, Nancy Swink Burgess and Gladys Culp; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was a homemaker and loved playing hymns on her guitar for her family.

A service was held Dec. 13, 2006, at Lyerly Funeral Home, Salisbury, conducted by the Rev. Bill Bauguess. Burial, West Lawn Memorial Park.