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February 14, 2019 GMT

BETTY LORENE GALLION SWANN, 87, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, with Pastor Debra Winters and Pastor Willard Nolen officiating. Interment will follow in Cyrus Cemetery. Betty was born June 17, 1931, in Chillicothe, Ohio, a daughter of the late Terrell S. Gallion and Margie Echols Keller. She retired from CSX where she was a clerk in the engineering department with 31 years and 6 days of service. She was also a member of the Madison Avenue Church of God. She loved many things, especially her grandchildren and many friends and acquaintances. She loved working in her church and singing with the Saints Alive. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, James E. Swann; two brothers, T.S. Gallion II and Donald L. Gallion, and one great-grandchild, Khristian Richard Sperry. Betty is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Rick Sperry (Libby); special son James Eric Swann; two grandsons, T.R. Sperry II and Nathan Sperry; two great-grandsons, Gunnar Sperry and Quentin Blackburn; one brother, James Allen Stewart (Lorrie) and special friend John Dial. The family wishes to thank the Wayne Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for their love and care of Betty throughout her stay. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.