Obituary – Jerry Swallows

Mar 7th, 2022 | By | Category: News, Obituaries

Jerry D. Swallows of Baxter, Tennessee passed from this life at St. Thomas after fighting an extended illness with the help of his devoted wife of 57 years, Linda (Nash) Swallows. He is survived by daughters Lisa (m. David Uhrik) and Karen (m. Shane Allen), along with their children and grandchildren and was preceded in death by parents Carl and Marie (Austin) Swallows and sister Janice (m. Gene Hutchings).
He loved his grandchildren from Karen and Shane Allen (Evan (m. Mary Hawkins), Claire (m. Ian Bass), Paul and Samuel and the blended families from Lisa and Dave Uhrik (from Uhrik: Dawn (m. Warren Paton), Kelly (m. Kevin Fehr), David (m. Megan Candido); from Norris: Ward (m.Amy Bean), Marshall (m. Nissa Lindell), Luke, and Jessica (m. Jared Fletcher) along with grandchildren Emily and William Paton, Jordan, Madison and Mackenzie Fehr, Lily Uhrik, Edward, Emily, Esther and Emmet Norris, Corbin and Elan Norris, and Jon and Joe Fletcher.
Visitation and service was held on Sunday, February 27th at the Baxter Chapel of Hooper Huddleston Horner Funeral Home. Interment with military honors by the Veterans Honor Guard followed in Odd Fellows Cemetery. Bro. Mark Gaw officiated. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Washington Avenue Baptist Church would honor his faith and deep appreciation of his church’s prayers and work. The Scoop will fondly remember Jerry Swallows and we send our warmest thoughts and prayers to his family.

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