Marjorie A. Swafford

October 12, 1917 - February 25, 2016

Marjorie A. Swafford

October 12, 1917 - February 25, 2016


Marjorie A. Tillman Swafford, age 98, passed away from this life on February 25, 2016 in Tulsa. She was born on October 12, 1917 in Tulsa to George and Hattie Tillman.Marjorie received her education in Tulsa schools, she graduated from Central High School in 1935.Marjorie and her first husband, Leonard L. Burge, married in October 1935. They had one son, Leonard L., Jr. and one daughter, Patricia Ann. She married her second husband Cecil Dane Swafford in 1973.A lifelong resident of Tulsa, Marge was a talented seamstress and homemaker. She loved to “fix it” or “Paint it” and her home and yard were a reflection of her devotion to detail. She was a good neighbor and friend to those who knew her. Her friendly smile and the wave from her front porch will definitely be missed.Marge is preceded in death by her parents, by both husbands and her infant son.Marge is survived by her daughter Pat and husband, John Foster of Boise, Idaho; grandchildren: David Foster and Karen Schoenhut, also of Boise and two great grandchildren.In later years, she was both companion and caregiver to Leo Smollar, her neighbor of fifteen years, who also preceded her in death in 2005.

Graveside Service

  • Date & Time: February 29, 2016 (10:00 AM)
  • Venue: Memorial Park Cemetery
  • Location: 5111 S. Memorial Drive Tulsa, OK 74145 - (Get Directions)

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