Memorial Service for Mr. Arlis Swafford, will be announced at a later date. Mr. Swafford passed from this life on May 23, 2017.
Mr. Swafford was a founding member of the Middle Tennessee Stock Dog Association & Overton County Bee Keepers Association. He was also a member of the Overton, Wilson, White & Putnam County Bee Keepers Association.
Mr. Swafford is survived by his wife Elizabeth of Hilham, TN; mother, Felma Swafford of Cookeville, TN; daughter, Jill Kingsley of Crossville, TN; son, Jeff Swafford of Nashville, TN; sisters, Phyllis Swafford of Cookeville, TN & Deb Jeffers & husband Tim of Ooltewah, TN; brother, Dan Swafford & wife Debbie of Cookeville, TN.
He is preceded in death by his father, Hollis Swafford.
Elizabeth I was so sorry to hear of Arlis' passing. I enjoyed working with him for over 18 years and he was such a fine fellow. Blessings and thoughts sent to you friend. Always,
Mrs. Bly, We knew Arlis was really sick but we didn't know he was as bad off as he really was. We will pray for you both. He was such a unique individual and he will be missed by so many people. He truly was someone who left this planet better off than he found it.
We are so sorry for your loss. I did not know your husband but you are great person. I cannot thank you enough for being the great teacher you were. Praying for you and your family.
Praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Arlis's passion, teaching talent and knowledge helped so many of us in the beekeeper club. He was friendly, patient and always willing to help. His influence created an atmosphere in the club that encouraged and excited everyone, especially those of us new to beekeeping. We will never forget you, friend.
We were privileged to know Arlis through beekeeping and like so many others, benefited from his experience and knowledge willingly shared. We will miss him!
He was a fine and gentle-man.
So sorry for your loss Ms. Bly. My thoughts and prayers are with you . Much love , Belinda Holt Lee
Mrs. Bly, So sorry to hear about your husband. Kacee, Luke and I hope you are doing ok. You are in our thoughts and prayers. If we can help you in any way please just let us know.
Arlis, You will be missed! You were a kind and humble man. It was a blessing to know you! Brent
so sorry to hear about arlis,he taught my wife and i bee keeping,great happy guy that liked to give back to community ,he will be missed
I am thinking and praying for you and the family at this time. I am glad you had this past year to spend time with him. I am just sorry there wasn't more time. I appreciate all the times you asked about my family. The flowers you sent me while my eyes were so sick brightened my day. God's grace be with you now during this time of sorrow. Love you, Judy Choate
I am so sorry for your loss, Ms. Bly. I did not know your husband, but I can only imagine that he was an incredible person. Please accept my deepest condolences and prayers for you during this time.
Betty, we are so sorry for your loss! You are in our prayers!!!
So sorry for your loss.
Deepest sympathies on the loss of your husband. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
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