Mr. Dennis Swails, also known as Buddy, of Marianna, Florida departed this life on Thursday, November 14, 2013 in Bay Medical Center.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 11:00 AM from the sanctuary of the Jerusalem African Methodist Episcopal Church located at 2055 Highway 73 South, Marianna, Florida 32448 with the Reverend A.L. McGlockton (pastor), Minister Isiah Morgan, Reverend Eddie Bowers, Reverend Daryl Johnson, and the Reverend Daryl Franklin officiating. Interment will be in the Jerusalem Cemetery. Vann Funeral Home in charge.
Mr. Swails will lie in state at the church from 10:00 AM until time for the service.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Vann Funeral Home.
He leaves to cherish a lifetime of fond memories, a loving family: Three Daughters: Glenda A. Swails of Redondo Beach, California; Dennis Beachem of Valpariso, Florida; and Sherry Swails of Hattisburg, Mississippi One Son: Anthony Swails (Laura) of Petal, Mississippi One Sister: Plassie Swails Rhynes of Marianna, Florida 6 grandchildren 11 great grandchildren and numerous great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many dear friends.