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Mrs. Hazel Yancey Swain
  • Albany Community Hospice
    P.O. Box 3770
    Albany, GA 31706

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“Prayers to the family. J.Tom and I are thinking of you. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Claire Morgan Jackoski - Albany, GA

“So sorry about the passing of Mrs. Hazel! A sweet, wonderful, kind and loving person! Our next door neighbor since 2008. We shared lots of talks...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Nancy Franklin - Albany, GA

“I am sorry to hear of Hazel's death. I remember the happy times we shared in Fort Gaines growing up--sweet memories help to ease the pain of losing...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Elsie Mills Henson - Laurens, SC

“I knew Hazel through church. She was always nice to be around. My sincere sympathy to the family. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Janice Jordan - Albany, GA

“Sincere sympathy to family - Hazel and I volunteered together many years at Palmyra - missed her when she had to retire. Glad I was recently able to...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Pat Norton - Albany, GA


Hazel Yancey Swain, 87, of Albany, died Friday, July 18, 2014 at Morningside Assisted Living.

Her funeral service will be at 11 AM on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Central Baptist Church with interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery. The Reverends Rodney Stamey, Ken Chancellor, and Greg Davis will officiate.

Mrs. Swain was born in Bullock County, AL, and she had lived in Albany since 1967. She was raised in Ft. Gaines and graduated from high school there. Mrs. Swain was a former member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church and was a member of Central Baptist Church. She retired from Griffin Construction in 1993. Mrs. Swain was a member of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), and was a volunteer at Palmyra Hospital as a "Pink Lady" for 16 years, beginning in 1993. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest L. Swain, and by her sister, Ruth Ragan.

Mrs. Swain is survived by two daughters: Sherry Flournoy and her husband Danny, Albany, Kristina Paul and her husband Richard, Leesburg; a son: Michael Swain and his wife Diane, Napperville, IL; 4 grandchildren: Kenny Flournoy, Sr, Kevin Paul, Brian Paul, all of Albany, Lindsey LaChiana, Winter Garden, FL; 7 great grandchildren; a sister: Christine Cobb, Lee County; a brother: James Troy Yancey, Georgetown.

The family will receive friends at Kimbrell-Stern on Monday from 6-8 PM.

Those desiring may send memorials to the Albany Community Hospice, P.O. Box 3770, Albany, GA 31706.