Obituary and funeral services: Jessie Ruth Swords, 76, of Monroe

Jessie Ruth Swords, 76, of Monroe, passed away on August 19, 2019. She was born in Jefferson, GA on November 12, 1942, to the late Leonard Hosea Brown and the late Jessie Mae Johns Brown. Ruth is preceded in death by her husband, Carlton “Huie” Swords, Sr.; brothers, Leonard Brown and the late Aaron Brown.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Carlton and Meketa Swords, Jr. of Monroe; brothers and sister-in-law, Jimmy Brown of Gratis, Johnny and Patricia Worley of Monroe; grandchildren Bethany Swords of Monroe, Jennifer Swords-Asenova and Daniel Asenov of Monroe, Ryne and Taylor Swords of Monroe; great-grandchild, Phoenix Asenov; nephews, Shane and Brian Worley.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at 12:00 pm in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. Lonnie Blackmon officiating. Interment will follow to Westlawn Cemetery.

Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guest book online at

Reposted courtesy of Meadow Funeral Home.

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