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Billie Jean Clifton Swain

December 19, 1932 February 28, 2021
Billie Jean Clifton Swain
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Obituary for Billie Jean Clifton Swain
Billie Clifton Swain, 88, took flight on angel wings and went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, February 28, 2021, in her home surrounded by her family.

Billie was born in Washington County on December 19,1932 to the late Howard D. and Edith P. Clifton and was preceded in death by her infant son. She was married to Jesse E. Swain who resides at the home. She worked outside the home while following her husband's military career in the United States Air Force. She loved life and she loved people. That love and her laughter brightened every room she entered.

Along with her husband, Jesse of Creswell, NC, Billie is survived by her brother, Douglas Clifton and wife Bettie of Creswell, NC; her children, Patricia Swain Stivers and husband Rick of San Antonio, TX, Jay H. Swain and wife Angela of Fuquay Varina, NC and Sandra J. Swain of Grifton, NC; grandchildren, William Elliott, Kathryn S. Tassey, Jayson P. Swain and wife Sarah, Alexandria S. Bailey and husband Trey and Stephanie L. Stivers; great grandchildren, Christian Patrick Tassey, Kaitlyn Elizabeth Tassey, Truett Ashby Swain, Leighton Hope Bailey, Shepherd James Bailey and Ellison Quinn Swain.

Family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell. A private family graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Philippi Church of Christ.

A very special Thank You to Amedisys and their caregivers. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Amedisys or the Albemarle Commission (Meals on Wheels).

Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Creswell.
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