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Alma Pauline (Foster) Swift

May 25, 1933 ~ July 12, 2022 (age 89)

Obituary

 

Alma Pauline Swift, age 89 of Copperas Cove, went to be with her Lord and Savior on the morning of July 12, 2022.

Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 pm, Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at Viss Family Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Harrigan officiating. Burial will follow at 3:00 pm at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.  Visitation with the family will be 5-7 pm, Monday, July 18, 2022, at Viss Family Funeral Home.

Alma was born on May 25, 1933, in Newtown Missouri to the late Austin E. Foster and Della Davis Foster. She grew up and attended school in Newtown. After high school, Alma married Ronald Swift on June 21, 1955.  They moved to Texas in the Copperas Cove area in 1966. She was a military wife, homemaker, avid gardener, and loved crafting and working on genealogy and believed in serving her community in the Citizen Fire and Public Safety Volunteer Unit, and member of the Citizens Emergency Response Team alongside her husband for many years.  She and Ronald were longtime members of Fairview Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, and was a Servant Leader.  She loved her Lord and Savior.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings.

Alma is survived by her husband of 67 years, Ronald Swift; daughter, Cheryl Edgar and husband, Ricky of Abilene, TX; son, James Swift and wife, Lisa of Peoria, AZ; daughter, Rhonda Hardman and husband, Buck of Cumberland, MD; son, Russell Swift and wife, Terri of Copperas Cove; and daughter, Pamela Arias and husband, Louis of Wylie, TX.  She is also survived by eleven grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, the Alzheimer’s Association, or Fairview Baptist Church in memory of Alma P. Swift.

This service will be streamed on Viss Family Funeral Home Facebook Page. 

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Funeral Service


Services

Visitation
Monday
July 18, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Viss Family Funeral Home
1614 S. FM 116
Copperas Cove, TX 76522

Funeral Service
Tuesday
July 19, 2022

1:00 PM
Viss Family Funeral Home
1614 S. FM 116
Copperas Cove, TX 76522

Graveside Service
Tuesday
July 19, 2022

3:00 PM
Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery

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