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Joey Swann Jr

January 1, 1960 ~ June 7, 2021 (age 61)


Joey Swann Jr., age 61, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021 at his residence. Mr. Swann was born on January 1, 1960 in Coffee County, Georgia the son of the late Joseph Burns Swann Sr and Bessie Lee Mullis Patterson.

Mr. Swann was a self-employed truck driver and was of the Baptist Faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandchild, Azariah Paulk and 3 sisters, Mary Collins, Sherry Swann and, Marie Deloach.

Survivors include 3 sons, Roy Swann (M.J.) of Douglas, GA, Matthew Swann of Douglas, GA and Josh Swann (Skyla) of Douglas, GA; 3 daughters, Farrah Swann of Douglas, GA, Megan Swann of Douglas, GA and, Terri McClellan (Chris) of Helena, GA; 21 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening, June 10, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Matt Rutland officiating. Interment will follow at Douglas City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Josh Swann, Roy Swann, Greg Penn, Fred Cole, Marty Mercer, John Collins, Donnie Jowers and, Donald Deloach.

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Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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June 10, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sims Funeral Home
201 N Peterson Ave.
Douglas, Georgia 31533

Funeral Service
June 11, 2021

4:00 PM
Sims Funeral Home Chapel
201 N. Peterson Ave.
Douglas, GA 31533

June 11, 2021

Douglas City Cemetery
1623 N. Gaskin Ave.
Douglas, GA 31533

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