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“I met Vada 35 years ago and I have loved her dearly through out all these years. What a lovely wonderful friend she has been. We spent many hours...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Judy (Scott) Calvin - Alexandria, VA

“To Mama Vada's family. I knew her for a long time she used to I believe worked at the health center and she was just a lovely person to be around. ...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Deborah Bohanna-jones - Denver, CO

“Our sincerest condolences. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Betty Phillips and Family - CO

“Our prayers are with all of you doing this period of bereavement. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Danny and Brenda Wedgeworth - CO

“Vada We will be truly missed, but always remain in our hearts ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Anthony & Sandra Noble - Detroit, MI

“We had the honor of living next door to Ms. Swanson for ten years. What a wonderful person in every regard. She was always such a delight to just sit...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Russ and Heather Chilcoat - CO

“May god stretch out his loving arms and embrace all of you with love and comfort during this time of great loss. Vada is loved and i shall never...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Martha and Narcippa Teague - CA

“Much love and much respect. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Humphrey - Denver, CO

“Dianne, and family, I loved your mom very much and I will miss our talk's we use to have. Mrs. Swanson ment alot to me,and I will miss her very much...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Beverly Harrison - Baskin, LA

“Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer. Please accept my deepest...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Gina Anderson - Silver Spring, MD

“My Dearest Aunt Vada, Thank you for being in my life, to share joy,secrets,pain and laughs. I miss you so much, but thank you from my heart. I...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Barbara Burrell - Los Angeles, CA

Vada Louise Swanson passed away at age 87 May 10, 2012 Born in Toledo, Ohio June 18, 1924 to Denverado and Reuben Burrell. She was the beloved wife of the late, William A Swanson. She is survived by two daughters: Sharon P. (Clarence) Hill-Washington and Dianne E. Reeves; her grandson, Anthony B. (Melissa) Brown; three siblings: Mary Beth Mitchell, Charles Edward (Melonie) Burrell and Joseph Perry Burrell. She saw God in everyone she met and helped them to see God in themselves. She will be deeply missed.

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