Swan, James William


JAMES WILLIAM SWAN of Marion, Ind., 86, retired Elder of the Indiana Conference and uncle of the Rev. Richard M. Swan, associate pastor of Mt. Pleasant and Northside Community UMCs at Terre Haute, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., Monday, March 4, at Hanfield United Methodist Church, 101 N 400 E in Marion. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 5, at the Hanfield UMC with the Revs. Rick Swan and Larry Swan officiating. Entombment will be at Gardens of Memory in Marion. Survivors include: his wife, Marcella Swan of Marion; sons, Jim (Cindy) Swan of Marion, David (Kambi) Swan of Statesville, NC; daughters, Carolyn (Michael) Swan-Mere of Marion, Donna (Daniel) Siders of Wabash; 15 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild. Swan was the pastor of Pilgrim Holiness churches at Frankfort and Greenfield, Ind. and United Methodist churches at Gilead/Pleasant Hill/Ebenezer, Lagro/Asbury, Hanfield in Grant County, Anderson Emmanuel, Flora/Bringhurst, Macy, Nine Mile, Liberty Center and Reiffsburg. Memorial contributions can be given to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com. Condolences can be sent to Marcella Swan, 7089 E N 0 S, Marion, IN 46952 and the Rev. & Mrs. Rick (and Sheri) Swan, 3050 E. Davis Drive, Terre Haute, IN 47802.

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