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1934 Ellis 2023

Ellis Ray Swain

September 9, 1934 — January 13, 2023

Mr. Ellis Ray Swain, age 88, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Friday, January 13, 2023, at Passion and Purpose Homecare in Almo, Kentucky.

Mr. Swain was born in Blytheville, Arkansas, on September 9, 1934, to the late Edgar and Letha (Coalter) Swain. Mr. Swain retired from the United States Postal Servcie as the director of mail processing in Rockford, Illinois.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Swain was preceded in death by a half-brother, William Buchanan.

Mr. Swain is survived by one son, Carlton Swain of Belvidere, Illinois; one brother, Charles Swain and wife Jan of Murray, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Steve Swain of Hardin, Kentucky and Alicia Durtschi of Wisconsin; and by one great grandchild, Liam Swain of Hardin, Kentucky.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, January 16, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at the Elmwood Cemetery in Blytheville, Arkansas. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 15, 2023, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Online condolences can be made at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com
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Sunday, January 15, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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Monday, January 16, 2023

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Elmwood Cemetery

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