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Savola Swanson

Savola Marie (Hughes) Swanson, 85, of Beggs died on December 27, 2008 in Jenks. She was born on November 3, 1923 to George and Effie (Franklin) Hughes in Lowry, Oklahoma and moved to Stilwell when she was just a few weeks old. Savola proudly worked as an LPN. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Q. Swanson on July 19, 2001.

Savola is survived by her daughter; Frankie Ferrier and husband Glenn of Bixby, son; Jerry Hill and wife Shirley of Bald Hill, step-daughter; Raylene Kadrmas, step-son; Bob Swanson, two sisters; Wanda Hollis, and Gretchen Flood, six grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, January 3, 2009 at 1:00 P.M. at the First Assembly of God Church in Beggs with Reverend Robert Yandell officiating. Interment will follow at the Beggs Cemetery. Viewing will be on Friday, January 2, 2009 from 10:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Beggs. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Friday from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Online condolences may be made at