Posted: Wed 10:50 AM, Jan 08, 2014
Funeral Home: Rosewood Funeral Home
October 30, 1932 - January 2, 2014
Clara Jane Swonke, 81, of Iola went to be with the Lord Thursday, January 2, 2014.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 7, at Rosewood Funeral Home in Humble, Texas. A celebration of life is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 8, at the funeral home. Interment will follow 1:30 p.m. at Dodge Cemetery in Dodge, Texas.
She was born October 30, 1932 in Longview, Texas to Frederick and Clara Nicol.
Her loving husbands, Robert "R.C." Swonke and Ernest "E.J." Swonke; two sisters, Ura Walker, and Lucille Jones, preceded Clara in death.
Survivors include her loving children, Esther Rosemond, Lydia Dugger and husband Ron, Larry Swonke and wife Sandra, Terry Swonke and wife Billie, Paula Goolsby and husband Michael; two sisters, Pearl Swonke, and Velma Williams; grandchildren, Lloyd "Bud" Dotson, Kimberly Capps, Andrew Rosemond, Cindy Tyminski, Keith Dugger, Kelly Handrick, Robert Swonke, Christopher Swonke, Daniel Swonke, Melissa Swonke, Denise Hedge, Joseph Swonke, Stacie Pierson, Joshua Goolsby, Erica Peterson; 51 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.