Alice Swiger Walker

July 19, 1922May 7, 2018

WALKER, Alice Florida Swiger Templin, age 95, of Temple Terrace, passed peacefully on May 7, 2018 while under the care of Hospice.

Alice was born on July 19, 1922 in Marion County, West Virginia to George Swiger and Sattie Woods Swiger. She graduated from Fairmont State College in 1945 earning a Bachelor of Arts in Education. While in college, Alice pledged the Gamma Chi Chi Sorority and remained an active alumna member for over 50 years.

Alice relocated from West Virginia to Tampa in 1955 where she taught school. Alice served as a member of the teaching faculty at Hillsborough, Oak Grove, Adams and Buchanan Schools for over 25 years. Alice was also an active member of the Temple Terrace Golf and Country Club for over 40 years where she enjoyed the Ladies Golf Group and the Bridge Club. Alice was also a member of the Friendship Club and the University Women’s Club.

Alice is preceded in death by her parents and spouses, Benjamin Templin Jr. and Giles Butterfield Walker. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Gaskin (Terry Goins) and granddaughters, Erin Gaskin and Nancy Gaskin of Tampa as well as by several cousins in West Virginia.

Local arrangements are being handled by Blount and Curry. A memorial service will be held in the Terrace Oaks Chapel on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 11 a.m., reception to follow.

Interment to follow in Farmington, West Virginia at a later date where Alice will be reunited with her parents.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, May 12, 2018

Alice Swiger Walker

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