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Vera Dare Swanner Forehand
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1915
Chowan County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 11, 2008

Vera Dare Swanner Forehand, 92, of Waynesboro went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 11, 2008, in Fishersville. She was the daughter of the late William Jesse and Lydia Holt Swanner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by Philip W. Forehand, her husband of 65 years; a grandson, Jeff Amos; a son-in-law, Don Amos; sisters, Lilly Rogerson, Estelle Johnson, Nellie Shipp and Pauline Lewis; and brothers, W.J. "Bill," Ishmael and Floyd Swanner. She is survived by her three children, one daughter, Barbara Forehand Amos of McDonough, Ga., and two sons, Phillip R. Forehand and his wife, Judy, of Waynesboro and E. Franklin Forehand and his wife, Joyce, of Williamsburg; one sister, Lianae Brothers of Richmond; two brothers, Clarence Swanner and his wife, Brenda, of Virginia Beach and Henry Swanner and his wife, Joyce, formerly of Virginia Beach; six grandchildren, Mark Amos and his wife, Kelly, Leigh Anne Hagwood and her husband, Geff, Joel Forehand and his wife, Lisa, J.D. and Doug Forehand and Jeremy Forehand and his wife, Erin; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was a housewife and mother, and over the years, "mother" to lots of children and neighbors. Mrs. Forehand was a member of West Waynesboro Church of Christ. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Jessie Swanner (1886 - 1956)
  Lydia Ann Holt Swanner (1888 - 1980)
 
 Spouse:
  Philip Washington Forehand (1916 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Jesse Swanner (1910 - 1989)*
  Estelle Virginia Swanner Johnson (1912 - 1994)*
  Clarence Nathaniel Swanner (1913 - 2011)*
  Nellie Mae Swanner Shipp (1914 - 1981)*
  Vera Dare Swanner Forehand (1915 - 2008)
  Lianae Shirley Swanner Brothers (1920 - 2012)*
  Ishmael Worthe Swanner (1925 - 2002)*
  Floyd Nathan Swanner (1926 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Memorial Park
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Maple grove Plot 137
 
Created by: Trusvan
Record added: Mar 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25219806
Vera Dare <i>Swanner</i> Forehand
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Vera Dare <i>Swanner</i> Forehand
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Vera Dare <i>Swanner</i> Forehand
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 Added: Mar. 12, 2008
 
 
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