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Janouise Thomas Swanson, Russell Co., KY/Casey Co., KY native (1933-2017)

She was the widow of Albert Swanson, her husband of 64 years. She was the matriarch of a large, respected family. She leaves 24 direct living descendants.
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Janouise Thomas Swanson, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017 in Hardinsburg, , KY surrounded by her family.

Funeral service for Janouise Thomas Swanson will be 1pmCT, Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Paul Roy officiating. Visitation will be after 11amCT, Friday. Interment will be in the Cedar Springs Cemetery.

Janouise Thomas Swanson, Russell Co., KY/Casey Co., KY native (1933-2017)

She was born December, 12, 1933, in Casey County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Willie Madison & Edna Tarter Thomas. She died Monday, May 15, 2017, in Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, KY, at the age of 83 years, five months and three days.

Survivors are:
  • Husband of 64 years: Albert Swanson

  • Three daughters: Debra Kinnerson Rosa Saettel, and Jennifer Humes

  • Eight grandchildren

  • Thirteen great grandchildren

  • Sister: June Wooldridge

  • Brother: Gerald Dale Thomas

  • Numerous nieces & nephews
She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Madison & Edna Tarter Thomas; a daughter, Lisa Blasi; a son, Joel Swanson; and a grandson, Aaron Saettel. Send condolences to the family of Janouise Thomas Swanson

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to The Billy Graham Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28201. Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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Janouise Thomas Swanson, Russell Co., KY/Casey Co., KY native (1933-2017)

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