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Moore Bowen Road Funeral Home

4216 South Bowen Road, Arlington, TX

OBITUARY

Yukari Nakajima Swoope

April 20, 1959October 7, 2019
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Yukari was born April 20, 1959 in Tokyo, Japan to Koichi & Reiko Nakajima. She worked in Japan until she met James Swoope, married and moved to the United States where she took up housekeeping in Texas. After a while, she became employed at the Alvarado Nursing Home where she learned to cook American food. She later worked for Doskocil Manufacturing Company, Inc., where she remained until her health began to fail and she had to relinquish her position. Yokari fought a strong battle against cancer and she succumbed to her illness on October 7, 2019.

She leaves to mourn a husband, James Swoope of Arlington, TX; a brother Takayuki Nakajima (Hiromi) of Tokyo, Japan; sister-in-law Edith Garner of Decatur, AL; niece Kimberly Pendleton (Henry) of Decatur, AL; nephews Ed L. Garner Jr. (Lashaun) of Decatur, AL, Andre Garner (Theresa) of Miami, FL; 2 nephews in Tokyo Japan, nine great nieces, two great-great nieces, and one great-great nephew.

A celebration of Yukari's life will be 11:00am on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Moore Bowen Road Funeral Home.

Services

  • Memorial Service Monday, October 14, 2019

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Mansfield SDA Church Sean Harris, Senior Pastor

October 13, 2019

To Edith Lyle and the family of James Swoope,

The Mansfield Church Family is saddened to learn of your loss.
Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Mansfield SDA Church
Sean Harris, Senior Pastor

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