Johnny R. Swinney
Funeral Date: 5/3/2009

Johnny R. Swinney, age 90, of Warren, Ark. died Thursday April 30, at Wagnon Place Nursing Home. He was born November 11, 1918 in Durant, MS., a son of the late Matthew Swinney and Ola Blanche Grantham Swinney. He was a retired powerhouse operator for Potlatch Corp, a member Harmony Freewill Baptist Church and a World War II US Army veteran. He was preceded in death by 3 brothers Matthew Swinney, Frank Swinney and J.J. Swinney. Survivors are his wife Cathleen Clark Swinney whom he married January 2, 1943; a daughter Judy Trent, Hensley, Ark., a sister Blanche Palmertree, Mt. Home, Ark; 2 grandsons and 3 great-granddaughters. Graveside services were 2:00 p.m. Sunday May 3, in Union Cemetery at Rye, Ark. by Rev. Victor Hunter and Rev. Tim Foreman. Pallbearers were Mark Sutton, Will Sutton, Gary Trent, Sr, Gary Trent, Jr, Buck Beasley and Donnie Beasley. Arrangments by Frazerís Funeral Home of Warren.



Name: Marsha Harton
Message: I am sorry to hear of your loss and will keep your family in my prayers.

Name: Tracy and Monica Nichols
Message: You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you all.

Name: Fran Adams Reep
Message: You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Memories so back a long way and you will always have those memories. Love Ya! Fran and Jimmy Reep

Name: Patsy (Taylor) Glover
Message: I knew Johnny from the time I was a little girl when I spent much time at the home of his brother, Mr. J.J. Swinney He was very kind to me and I know he will be missed.