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December 29, 1941 ~ September 19, 2018 (age 76)
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Joyce Ledford Brock Swafford

Age 76

Of Athens

Passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018

At Pleasant Valley Assisted Living in Dalton, GA.


A native of Decatur and longtime resident of McMinn County, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Velma Carter Ledford and was preceded in death by her 1st husband, Billy Brock; two sons, Timothy Brock and Eddie Brock; one sister, Leona Browder; two brothers, Roy Lee Ledford and Paul Henry Ledford.  She was a retired interior decorator and was a member of Short Creek Baptist Church.


Survivors include her husband,

   Clifford A. Swafford of Athens

One daughter and son-in-law,

   Carrie and Tracy Wilson of Sugar Valley, GA.

One son and daughter-in-law,

   Rodney and Kim Brock of Dalton, GA.

Six grandchildren: Brian Wilson, Sean Brock, Meagan Brock, Crystal Dillard, Sheena Wilson and Chase Brock.

One sister,

   Alice Shipley of Cleveland

Four brothers and three sisters-in-law,

   Franklin and Deidra Ledford of Gadsden, AL.

   Benny and Katie Ledford of Bridgeport, AL.

   Harvey and Helen Ledford of Murfreesboro

   David Ledford of Atlanta, GA.


   Johnny Browder of Old Fort

Several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Sunday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev.  Jeffrey Wilson officiating.  Burial will follow in McMinn Memory Gardens.


Pallbearers will be Sean Brock, Chase Brock, Lowell Vaughn, Arlie Givens, Loy Givens and David Womac.


The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 pm Sunday at the funeral home.


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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Joyce Ledford Brock Swafford.

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