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James ‘Jim’ Swift

Mr. James “Jim” Burl Swift, age 81, Telford, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Swift was a native of Johnson County, TN, and son of the late William Butler & Ada Warren Swift. In addition to his parents, Mr. Swift was also preceded in death by his wife, Jeannie Deaderick Swift; and several brothers and sisters.
He attended New Victory United Methodist Church.
Mr. Swift retired from the Washington County Highway Department and was a farmer.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Darrell & Cathy Swift and Dennis & Jamie Swift; grandchildren, Courtney Swift, Justin Swift, Ethan Swift and Emily Swift; brothers and sisters-in-law, Carl Ray & Martha Swift and Earl Clay & Pauline Swift; sister, Francis Epperly; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Jeremy Dykes officiating.
Interment services were conducted Friday, November 23, 2012, at New Victory Methodist Cemetery with Rev. Coy Rice officiating.
Condolences may be sent to the Swift family online at
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN 753-3821