Mary Frances Swann

December 29, 1927July 11, 2018

GEORGETOWN - Frances Garrett Swann, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, died Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Herbert Memorial United Methodist Church in Georgetown. The family will receive friends following the service. Mrs. Swann was born in Rockmart, Georgia, and was the daughter of the late Harrison Dewey Garrett and Rena Inez Smith Garrett. A floral designer by trade, cooking and caring for her friends and family brought her great joy. She served as a den mother and with the hospital auxiliary. Frances was also active in Circle and Sunday School at her church. Survivors include her sons, Harrison (Harriet) of Lakeland, FL, Perry of Columbia, Neal (Lisa) of Georgetown; daughter, Melanie (Scott) of Columbia; seven grandchildren, Heather (Francis) Gilder, Hilary (Wes) Kirkland, Justin (Lindsey) Swann, Richie (Christy) Swann, Garrett Swann, Reed Parker, Ryan Parker; great-grandchildren, Sarah (Jeffrey) Larmore, Justin (Karla) Perkins, Zach Kirkland, Carter Swann and Easton Swann; great-great-grandchildren, Persephone, Parker, Alex and Arabella; sister, Christine Browning of Georgia; and a number of beloved nieces and nephews, all of which she cherished. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest Eugene Swann, Jr.; daughter, Candace Gilmer Swann; and sister, Ruby Wilson. In lieu of flowers, the family would like memorials sent to Herbert Memorial United Methodist Church, 84 Forest Ave, Georgetown, SC 29440. Memories may be shared at


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Helen Ackerman Black

July 11, 2018

My deepest thoughts and prayers for the family. Mrs. Francis was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed