Susan (Turlington) Swindell

July 20, 1936 ~ September 9, 2020 (age 84)


Susan Turlington Swindell, 84 of Sanford peacefully passed away Wednesday evening, September 9, 2020.


Mrs. Swindell was born in Fremont, NC a daughter of the late Oscar Eli Turlington and Evelyn Hooks Turlington. She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Scott Swindell Jr, and a sister, Evelyn “Ebbie” Mooring. Susan was a member of Jonesboro United Methodist Church and an avid NC State football fan. She loved her family especially her time spent with her grandchildren as well as the beach weekends with her sisters. For many years she worked as a bookkeeper with Four Seasons Florist and John Wm. Brown Co, and as a seamstress with Avent & Thomas.


Mrs. Swindell is survived by her children, W. Scott Swindell III (Kay), Robert “Frank” Swindell (Cindy), Elizabeth “Liz” Swindell Garner (James), and Evelyn Swindell Rugh (Frank); grandchildren, W Scott Swindell IV, Sarah Elizabeth Swindell, Emily Elizabeth Garner, Anna Katherine Swindell, Hannah Leigh Garner, Justin Brock Sloan, and Lauren Brooke Sloan; sisters, Linda Mooring, Anita Kyles, Betsy Smith, and Eliza McBride; lots of special nieces and nephews.


There will be a private family committal service with a Celebration of Life service to be held at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Drive, Sanford, NC 27330; Jonesboro United Methodist Church, 407 W Main St, Sanford, NC 27332;  The Dementia Alliance of NC, 9131 Anson Way Suite 206, Raleigh, NC 27615; or to Liberty Home Care & Hospice, PO Box 66, Sanford, NC 27331.

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Services are to be announced


First Baptist Church
202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC 27330
Tel: 1-919-774-4220

Jonesboro United Methodist Church
407 Main Street, Sanford NC 27332

Dementia Alliance of NC
9131 Anson Way, Ste 206, Raleigh NC 27615
Tel: 1-919-832-3732

Liberty Hospice
PO Box 66, Sanford NC 27331

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