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James Wintfrey McSwain

James Wintfrey McSwain, Okmulgee resident, passed away Sunday, May 4, 2003 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa at the age of 73. He was born July 19, 1929 in Shamrock, Texas to Bernie Wesley and Eula Lee (Feyette) McSwain. Mr. McSwain was a veteran of World War II. He was a retired auditor for General Dynamics and a member of the VFW. He was preceded in death by his father, Bernie Wesley McSwain, mother Eula Lee Logan, his wife, Judith Virginia (Harvey) McSwain, and a brother, Bernie McSwain. Survivors include a son, James McSwain of McLoud, Oklahoma, two daughters, Jeanette L. Hernandez of Okmulgee and Kameron McSwain of Okmulgee, and eight grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 7, 2003 at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Dennis Taylor, of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in the Okmulgee Cemetery. Casketbearers will be Jess Aldridge, Troy Ledbetter, Carter Bates, Richard Dyer, Bob Shue, and Ed Menie. Military honors will be conducted by the VFW Post 1189 of Okmulgee and VFW Post 539 of Henryetta. Friends may visit from 12-8 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home.