She a lifelong resident of Cleveland was born here on June 8, 1951, a daughter of the late Sam and Ruth Swetman.
She was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving mother and grandmother and also a friend and mother figure to all those that crossed her path. She loved cooking, crafts, travel and an occasional visit to area flea markets.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by four brothers: Freddie Ray Swetman, Sammie Ray Swetman, Lewis Swetman and Billy Swetman.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving companion of 22 years, Jerry Goins; daughter, Carrie Swetman; stepsons: Randall Suits and David Suits, both of Maryland; one sister, Emmie Lloyd; two brothers: Herbert Swetman and Tommy Lloyd; three grandchildren: Kadee Mae Visage, Sky Ann Visage and Cody Dillard Visage; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family members and friends.
A celebration of Judy’s life is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the Cleveland First Church of the Nazarene, 2712 Henderson Ave. N.E, Cleveland, TN 37312, with the Revs. Ray Wrinkle and David O’Neal officiating.
Interment will follow in the Fort Hill Cemetery with Cody Visage, Aaron Jones, Eddie Visage, David Kile, Josh Chastain, Billy Swetman and John Blackburn serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends on Friday, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the church and also one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Judy and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family is honored to assist the Suit-Goins family with these arrangements.