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Obituary: Gladys Swift, Hope

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Gladys Marie Swift, 78, of Hope died Friday August 2, 2013 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

She was a member of Hope Moravian Church, Ladies Society and Moravian Adult Sunday School Class. She loved working jigsaw puzzles, word search puzzles, embroidery and loved watching soap operas.

The funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Hope Moravian Church with Jeff Van Orden officiating. The visitation will be Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the church and on Monday from noon until service time at the church.

Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

Memorial contributions may be donated to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, Hope Food Bank or Breast Cancer Awareness.

Born January 8, 1935 in Brown County, Gladys was the daughter of Dewey and Eliza Ann Cook Swift.

Survivors include sisters, Alice (Allen) Heck and Anna Couch of Taylorsville; nieces, Jennifer (the late Steve) Gates of Columbus, Sandy (Junior) Wall of Columbus, Lisa Heck of Taylorsville, Brenda Setser of Columbus; a nephew, Brian Heck of Columbus; great-nieces, Stephanie Gates and Jessica Morrow of Columbus, Heather Heck of Taylorsville and Megan Freeman of Ironton, Ohio; great-nephew, David Gates, Justin and Cory Heck and Jeffery Tilson, all of Columbus and great-great-nephews, Wyatt Heck of Taylorsville and Steven Gates and Mason Morrow of Columbus.

Gladys was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Carolyn June Swift; and a great-great-nephew Axel Colt Heck.

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