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Myrtle Mae Swinney, 90, was born November 25, 1925 to the late Carl and Lela Pyle of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma.
The late Charles Swinney of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma and Myrtle were childhood sweethearts throughout school. After being married in Oklahoma, they moved and resided in Manchester, Tennessee.
Myrtle was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Manchester. She enjoyed being a homemaker and was an outstanding cook and known for her pecan pies, egg nog pies, and German Chocolate cakes were top shelf.
She was a mother of a 1988 Olympic Shooting Team Member, Scott Swinney. She wanted her son to play the piano but her husband, Charles B. Swinney, introduced and supported their son in competitive shooting.
Myrtle is survived by her son Scott Swinney. She is preceded in death also by her husband, Charles Swinney, and by 2 brothers, Joe and Bill Pyle.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be given to the First Baptist Church, Manchester, Tennessee in the memory of Myrtle Swinney. A service was held Thursday, October 6th in Manchester, Tennessee.
Visitation for family and friends will be Monday, October 10, 2016 at the Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home in Pauls Valley from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.
Graveside services will be Monday, October 10, 2016 at 3 p.m. following a procession to the Mt. Olivet Cemetery Pavilion.
Interment is under the direction of the Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home in Pauls Valley. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family's guestbook at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com.
Published on October 7, 2016
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