Patricia Gail Swain

October 31, 1949February 14, 2021

Patricia Gail Swain, 71, passed away on February 14, 2021 at her home in Charlotte NC. She was born on October 31, 1949 to James Homer and Martha Leona (Greer) Swain.

Gail was an extraordinaire Administrative Assistant, having learned on a manual typewriter and typing over a hundred words a minute with no errors to a Word Processor in which she also excelled at. She was an accomplished ballerina and gymnast, which she loved and taught both for many years. She also was a professional Belly Dancer.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Billie. She is survived by the love of her life and care giver, Donald Barker, for almost 35 years. She is also survived by her niece, Karen, sister, Carol, four children, Stewart, Jimmy, April and Tiffany, many grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She is also survived by her four-legged children which she dearly loved.

A grave side service will be held @ 11:00am on February 25, 2021 at Forest Lawn West and Cremation Service, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208.


  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, February 25, 2021


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Peggy McDaniel

February 22, 2021

Buttercup, you will always carry a special place in my heart. I will miss our talks, our laughter, our silliness and your wisdom. May you dance in heaven and whip up some beautiful cakes. You are the echo of my heart. I love you!!!!!!!

Donald Barker

February 22, 2021

Love you and miss you everyday Baby Doll. Can't wait to get to heaven now so we can be together again.