Bertha M. (Jackson) Swinning
Bertha M. Swinning, 78, formerly of Plymouth-Springmill Road, died Wednesday morning at
Austinwood Nursing Home in Austintown.
Born Aug. 21, 1906 in Raymond, Ohio, she was the daughter of Faye and Bessie (Black)
Jackson. On Aug. 25, 1927, she married Wesley E. Swinning Sr., who preceded her in death in 1975.
She is survived by two sons: Joseph G. Swinning of Mansfield, and Larry L. Swinning of Shelby; a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Diane) Rooney of Austintown; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Anita Lockwood of Peoria, Leona Ruhl of Richwood, and Mrs. Jim (Grace) Waugh of Springfield.
She was preceded in death by two sons: Wesley E. Swinning, Jr. and James T. Swinning; four brothers and two sisters.
Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at Turner Funeral Home with Rev. Floyd Whitesel, pastor of the First Church of God, officiating. Burial will follow in Crawford County Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call 7-9 tonight at the funeral home.