Rosewood Funeral Chapel

3304 Mockingbird Ln, Victoria, TX


Corinne "Coco" Swope

March 5, 1932October 9, 2019

Corinne “Coco” Swope, 87, of Port Lavaca, passed away surrounded by her family on October 9, 2019. Corinne was born March 5, 1932 in El Campo, TX to the late Amy Clarke and Lee James Smith Sr. Corinne was a beloved mother and grandmother. Corinne is survived by her daughter, Terry Swope Sauer of Port Lavaca; son, Bill Swope (Debbie) of Port Lavaca; sister, Alice Smith of Houston and 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Thurman Swope; sisters, Betty Lee Preiss, Carol Dianne Vrana and brother, Lee James Smith Jr. Visitation will be Friday, October 11, 2019 from 5-7 PM at Rosewood Funeral Chapel. Visitation will resume Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 12-1:30 PM at Rosewood Funeral Chapel. Graveside services will follow at 2 PM at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Pallbearers are Casey Stringham, Phillip Swope, Barrett Swope, Burt Metzler, Joe Dale Mills and Will Swope. Words of comfort may be shared at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com.


  • Lee James Smith Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Amy Saphronia Clarke Smith, Mother (deceased)
  • John Thurman Swope, Husband (deceased)
  • Terry Swope Sauer, Daughter
  • Bill Swope and wife Debbie, Son
  • Alice Fredericka Smith, Sister
  • Betty Lee Preiss, Sister (deceased)
  • Carol Dianne Vrana, Sister (deceased)
  • Lee James Smith Jr., Brother (deceased)
  • Coco also leaves behind 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren to cherish her memory.

  • Casey Stringham
  • Phillip Swope
  • Barrett Swope
  • Burt Metzler
  • Joe Dale Mills
  • Will Swope


  • Visitation Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Visitation Saturday, October 12, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, October 12, 2019


Corinne "Coco" Swope

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