Lester Swift

July10, 1940 - July 30, 2019
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Mr. Lester Swift, age 79,  was born July 10, 1940 in Pearson, Ga. He departed this life on July 20, 2019 after a long illness. He attended True House of Deliverance Holiness Chruch of Waycross, Ga. He received Christ as his personal Savior and loved the Lord. 

He was preceded in death by his mother Mrs. Hattie Mae Jenkins and father, Mr. Eddie Swift and Jason Kennedy; three sisters and two brothers: Essie Mae Adams, Hattie Ann Adams, Mary Frances Adams, Carl Adams, and Levi Adams;  two grand-children: Malcolm Swift and Jason Kennedy.

He leaves to mourn, a devoted wife who is a woman of faith and courage, Pastor Linda Swift of Waycross, Ga; nine children: James Atkins, Jr. (Sheila), Ariane Howard (Joel),  Linda Swift Scott (Nathaniel) of Folkston, Ga., Lester Swift, Jr. of Folkston, Ga., Luvenia Swift Atkins (Dave) of Pelham, Ga., Sandra Swift of Kingsland, Ga.,  Richard Swift (Tesheba) of Lagrange, Ga., Donnie Swift Hawkins (Valencia) of Jacksonville, Fl. and Ronnie Swift (Dwineisha) of Folkston, Ga.; brothers and sisters: Lucious Adams, Davis Daisy, George Adams, Marion Adams, and Naomi Oliver; three sisters-n-law: Pastor Juliette Howard (Aaron), Tammy Denton, and Milliedean Gadson (Bruce); two brothers-n-law, James Bennett (Ophelia) and Leroy Benette, Jr.; a loving and devoted grand-daughter, Au'Teony Burse, 28 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. 


Funeral Services to celebrate a life well lived will be held on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Victory Temple Bible Believers Church, 319 W Blackshear Ave., Waycross, Ga. where Bishop Albert Bussey, is pastor. The body will lie in repose in the church from 1:00 p.m. until the service hour. Words of comfort will be offered by Pastor Juliette Howard . A public viewing will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Harrington Family Chapel.




August 3, 2019

9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Harrington Family Chapel

Waycross, Ga. 



August 4, 2019

3:00 PM

Victory Temple Bible Believers Church,

Waycross, Ga.​

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