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Rowena Swanner

Rowena Swanner, 73, died May 24, 2020, at her home.

She was an R.N. for 37 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Swanner; mother, Ida Smith; sister, Helen Marie Smith; uncle, Dave Smith; and son-in-law, Tim Johnson.

She is survived by her daughters, Nancy Cliffelene Johnson of Pikeville and Wanda (Scott) Turner of Dunlap; son, Clifford Shane Swanner of Pikeville; grandchildren, Sasha Johnson, Adam Johnson and Billy Turner; great-granddaughter, Brianna Johnson; brother, Lebron Smith of Cleveland; aunt, Wilma Holt of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held Wednesday, May 27, at 2:00 p.m. at Howard Walker Cemetery.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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