Friday, May 13, 2022

Obituary - Joanna Jane Swan

Joanna Jane (Hickman) Swan, 93, Nevada, MO passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022 at Lake Stockton Healthcare in Stockton, MO. Janie was born November 27, 1928 in Sheldon, MO to Clyde W. and Louise (Tyree) Hickman. She was united in marriage to Gordon W. Swan, Sr. on November 11, 1949 in Nevada, MO and he preceded her in death on March 20, 2014.

Janie grew up in Nevada graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1947. She worked for a time for the telephone company, then at Farm and Home Savings in Nevada. Following her marriage to Gordon the couple moved to Independence, MO.

In addition to her husband Gordon, she was preceded in death by her son Gordon Swan, Jr. (Chip); her parents; four brothers, Halbert, Hubert, Doug, and Mark; five sisters, Sharon, Maxine, Leta Mae, Martha Lou, and Ginger.

Janie is survived by sister, Shirley Cooper, Wichita KS, brother, Bill Hickman (Argie), Deerfield, MO; and daughter-in-law, Kari Swan, Fisher, IN; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Newton Burial Park in Nevada, MO with Pastor Bill Platt officiating. Friends may call from now until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Ferry Funeral Home.

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