Enid News and Eagle
ENID, Okla. —
Funeral service for Lucille Swiggett, 97, of Lahoma, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Ladusau-Evans Chapel, with Rev. Eric Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
Lucille was born June 16, 1915, on a farm northwest of Lahoma to Lincoln and Edna Eyer Decker and passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center.
She graduated from Lahoma High School in 1933.
Lucille was an outstanding basketball player and was selected to participate on the National U.S. Team. She attended Phillips University and Enid Business College.
Lucille married Clifford Swiggett in 1938. They were married for 58 years and farmed near Lahoma before moving to Enid in 1970. She worked at Kress Department Store, Herzberg Fabric, and Ila’s Craft Store in Enid.
She was a member of Lahoma Economy Club for 67 years, the Ladies Aid and Zion Lutheran Church. Her knitting, crocheting, and sewing rewarded her with various champion ribbons in local and state fairs.
Lucille is survived by sons, Gary and Carolyn of Lahoma, Dale and Cheryl of Edmond, and Vernon and Kim of Bedford, Texas; three grandsons, Robert, Scott and Darren; five granddaughters, Kim, Suzanne, Emily, Heather and Holly; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by husband, Clifford, and one brother, Merrill Decker.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds.
Condolences may be made online at www.ladusau evans.com.
(Submitted by family)