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LORI ANN (SWAFFORD) BALABAN

November 13, 1966 ~ December 22, 2019 (age 53)

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Obituary

Lori Ann Swafford Balaban, age 53, of Athens, died Sunday evening, December 22, 2019, at UT Medical Center in Knoxville, from a very rare and aggressive form of cancer.

A native of Athens , she was a daughter of the late Carl and Ella Kate Kincaid Swafford.

Lori was a big fan of Meigs County High School football and was a member of Clear Springs Baptist Church.

She is survived by her two sons, whom she adored,

Carl Balaban and John Balaban of Athens

Sister and brother-in-law, Janie and Vearl Reynolds of Athens

Brother and sister-in-law, Franklin and Katherine Swafford of Athens

Several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Friday, December 27, 2019, at Clear Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Darren Fansler officiating. Burial will follow in the Clear Springs Cemetery with nephews and great-nephews serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm Friday at the church prior to the funeral service.

If you are unable to attend the visitation or funeral service, please sign the online registry at:

www.zieglerfuneeralhome.com

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Simmons Bank, C/O Denise Martin, 1612 congress Parkway S, Athens, TN 37303

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Lori Ann Swafford Balaban.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 27, 2019

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
CLEAR SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH
653 COUNTY ROAD 100
ATHENS, TN 37303

Funeral Service
Friday
December 27, 2019

2:00 PM
CLEAR SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH
653 COUNTY ROAD 100
ATHENS, TN 37303

Committal
Friday
December 27, 2019

3:00 PM
CLEAR SPRINGS CEMETERY
653 CO. RD. 100
ATHENS, TN 37303

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