Theresa Ann Swafford

June 9, 1948 ~ November 7, 2020 (age 72)


Theresa Ann Swafford, 72, answered her call to stay with the Lord in heaven. She was the daughter of Carl A. Swafford and Theresa K. Swafford of Chattanooga, Tennessee and the sister of Carl A Swafford, Jr., MD, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. She was a graduate of the Bright School (1960), GPS (1966), and Vanderbilt University. She is survived by her brother, a niece, Julia Ann Swafford, and a nephew, Carl A. Swafford, III. Ann was proud of her heritage and celebrated her Billingsley, Roberson, and Worthington ancestors as member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Chief John Ross Chapter), and celebrated Guillaume Fouquet as a member in 3 societies: Huguenot Society of the Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia (John Sevier Chapter), the National Huguenot Society of Tennessee, and the Colonial Dames of the XVII Century (Prudhomme Fort Chapter). She held various offices at the chapter level in all four societies. Graveside service will be held at Forest Hills Cemetery on Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 3:00 pm (EST), with Pastor Valerie Carnes officiating. Mask wearing will be an individual decision. Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415, (423) 877-3524. Online condolences and memories can be shared at

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