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“He's good frinds with my bro dustin. He's good kid we miss him ”
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Jennifer - amity, AR - yes

“this year Ryan the Knights are going all out for you an your mom and dad we love you always man so dis your mom and dad. so get ready to see us go to...Read More »
2 of 100+ | Posted by: dustin spears - amtiy, AR

“I miss you man the football team is gone win this game for you ”
3 of 100+ | Posted by: dustin spears - amtiy, AR

“I want the Swain family to know my family is praying for each of you. I can't imagine the pain your in. I do know God is lifting you each up and...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Mechelle Pollard Weyer - AR

“You are in my thoughts and prayers ”
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Steven Stapp - Dierks, AR

“Ryan was a great guy! He was a role model to a few kids... I will miss him. I have prayed for your family every day since he passed. Blake just...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: R.D.

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeanne Clayton - Turlock, CA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God bless. ”
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Sarah & Josh Waldrum - Amity, AR

“Charles, You and your family are in our prayers. ”
9 of 100+ | Posted by: David Thevenet - Sumter, SC

“I was never blessed to know this young man except through others. But what I do know is in his legacy the lives and outstanding young christian man...Read More »
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Deeann Ketchem - Bonnerdale, AR

“Christy and Family, Know we are praying for you during this time. Fran and Mike Shopher ”
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike and Fran Shopher - Oak Grove, LA

“The Swain Family, I am pastor of DeRoche Missionary Baptist church of Bismarck and an active member of Bismarck All Sports Booster club. I help...Read More »
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Bro. Chris Morrison - Bismarck, AR

“On behalf of the Faulkner County 4-H, I want to send our condolences to your family. Mr. Fendley is my cousin and Mrs. Brown is my mom. I have only...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Leigh Helms - Conway, AR

“Blessings to the family and to Centerpoint High School. I did not know the young man but realize that we are in this life together and that Christian...Read More »
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Bob Wisener - Hot Springs, AR

“Yall are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
15 of 100+ | Posted by: deana stone and family - AR

“My heart goes out to your family, I am so sorry for your tremendous loss. My son, Taylor played ball w/ Ryano for Johnny Cantrell, Ryano was one of...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy Masey - Gurdon, AR

“Charles, Our prayers are with you and your family. ”
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Cole Vardeman - Siloam Springs, AR

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May God bless you and your family. ”
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Jason and Shannon Stewart - MS

“The bible says that we can not bring him back but we can go where he is. We met your son only a couple of times, he was very sweet and kind. May the...Read More »
19 of 100+ | Posted by: The Shirley Crew - Amity, AR

“Wouldn't even know where to begin other than we're praying for you all and that God bring comfort as only He can. ”
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Tim Scott - Lowell, AR

“We have you in our Prayers. Danny & Nancy Williams ”
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Danny & Nancy Williams - AR

“Your family will be in my prayers. ”
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Alan Jarrett - Carthage, TX

“Charles & Christy- Saddened by your loss. I know Ryan is in God's hands now. He will never suffer again but will be missed here on Earth. May God...Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: T.J. HADDIX - Ruby, LA

“So very sorry for your loss! Your family is in my prayers! ”
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Julia golden pry - kirby, AR

“You are in our thoughts and prayers ”
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Chris & Robin Primm - AR

“So sorry for your loss. ”
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Randell Watkins - Waldron, AR

“We love you and may God bless and keep you in His loving arms of comfort! ”
27 of 100+ | Posted by: David and Rosemary Blackmon - AR

“Charles, Christy & Blake: We have had you in our thoughts and prayers since hearing of this tragic event. I pray for the comfort & peace only God...Read More »
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Carol & Odean Davis - AR

“Our hearts are saddened for the loss of Ryan. His legacy with family and friends will live forever. Sheri and I will continually pray for your...Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Keith Staggs - Gonzales, TX

“I had the blessing to know Ryan as a young boy and as a young man. Ryan touched so many lives and in a postive and Christian way.Ryan,Zachary and...Read More »
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Lenon,Rebecca,Zachary,Kirklin,&Chanidy Main - AR

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you all. ”
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Donna, Brittney, Rachel and Trey McGhee - AR

“Charles & Christy: Have had you in my thoughts and prayers since hearing of this tragic event. I pray the comfort only God can give you in this time...Read More »
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Toby & Stacy - Havana, AR

“Charles, my family and I, to include my parents back in Louisiana, are saddened by the news of Ryan's passing. Regretfully, I did not meet Ryan,...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Scott Cunningham - Conway, AR

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Ryan was such a great young man We will miss him. ”
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Mitch & Dillon Constantino - AR

“My thoughts and prayers go out to you, your family friends and loved ones. Having went through a tragic loss of my dear friends son only one year...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Terry Barentine Finney - Glenwood, AR

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
36 of 100+ | Posted by: Gerald & Heather Palmer - AR

“Please know that you are all are in my thoughts and prayers ...may God give you all peace and comfort that only he can give. ”
37 of 100+ | Posted by: brenda mckoin - bastrop, IA

“Thoughts and prayers to the family. We are deeply saddened for your loss and offer our sincere sympathy during this time. "Trust in The Lord with...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: LA BAM '02 - Northeast, LA

“Our hearts are breaking for you. You are all in our thoughts and in our prayers. I can't help but think that Ryan and "Mama Muse" are doing some...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Lynn & Lois Knight and Vera Frazier - LA

“Mr. and Mrs. Swain, I will never forget Ryan playing with me on South West Arkansas. Ryan was an outstanding kid and athlete. I will never forget the...Read More »
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Brett Bagwell - Arkadelphia, AR

“Richard and Shirley, We are asking God for grace and comfort for your family!!! ”
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Bennie & Jane Hollingsworth - LA

“After reading many of the notes left on the schools web page it is amazing to see the impact this young man left on people that didn't even know him...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Brandon Tweedle - Hot Springs, AR

“Charles I would like to offer my most heartfelt prayers and condolences to you and your family. My wife and I will continue to pray for you in the...Read More »
43 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael Nicovich - Petal, MS

“Our hearts are with you. So sorry to hear about your loss. May God be with you in this time of loss. We love you guys. ”
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Courtney, Ted, Karcee, and Gatlyn Bonner - AR

“My condolences,Charles during this difficult time we will keep you and your family in our prayers. Terry Delozier ”
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Terry Delozier - Nashville, AR

“Keeping you in our prayers! ”
46 of 100+ | Posted by: The Middleton's - Amity, AR

“Our prayers are with your family. ”
47 of 100+ | Posted by: Don and Cindy Mason - Nashville, AR

“Charles, We are so sorry for your loss. We will be praying for you and your family now and the days to come. May God put his loving arms around you...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Joey and Shirley - Carthage, MS

“Mrs Christy, Mr Charles, and Blake.. I know how hard it is to lose somebody yu care so much for and I kno all these "im sorrys" don't really help to...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Courtney Bond - Summit, MS

“Praying for you,Charles,and Blake during this difficult time. May God wrap his arms around you and give you the strength and comfort you need in the...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Sharron Sorrells - Summit, MS

“I'm so sorry for your loss, I never got the chance to meet Ryan, but he sounds like a great young man. My thoughts and prayers will be with you and...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Mendy Taylor - Sherwood, AR

“We pray you find peace in the days to come. We are so sorry for your loss. ”
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Tonya DIngler Vallee &Trevor Edwards - AR

“Sorry for your loss Charles and family. ”
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Eric Elam - Batesville, AR

“My heart goes out to you and your family during this difficult time. I will be praying that you find peace and comfort for the days to come. ”
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Jennifer Wood - Siloam Springs, AR

“Charles...I am so sorry that you and your family are going through this difficult time. My words will not help you, but my prayers along with Gods...Read More »
55 of 100+ | Posted by: LaTresa Haddix Grantadams - Boyce, LA

“My deep felt condolences. You have been and continue to be in my prayers. ”
56 of 100+ | Posted by: David Swysgood - SILOAM SPRINGS, AR

“My heat breaks for your family. I am praying for Gods comfort and strength for y'all. ”
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Michelle McCann - amity, AR

“Charles and Christy, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you in this difficult time. Lynda Turner ”
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Lynda Turner - Glenwood, AR

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this time of great loss. ”
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Ben Thompson - Huntsville, AL

“Charles,Christy, Blake. Your family has always been special to us. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you. Love You.--- Jim & Debbi Hicks. ”
60 of 100+ | Posted by: jim & debbi hicks - Glenwood, AR

“I pray that God helps you to find comfort during this time of terrible loss. ”
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Uyvonna Billings - Siloam Springs, AR

“I'm very sorry for your loss, me and Ryan went to many FFA events together including all the way to Washington together. We rode together the whole...Read More »
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Courtani McCauley - Mena, AR

“Charles, Christy and Blake I am deeply sorry for your loss, you will be in mine and my family's thoughts and prayers. I pray that God will...Read More »
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Lane Pounds - Mena, AR

“We are so sorry for your lose. We are long time friends of Richard and Linda. Praying God wraps you in His love and comfort. ”
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Curtis and Deniece Roark - LA

“Charles, Christy, Blake and the rest of the family; there are no words to take away the pain. We pray God will give you peace and carry you in the...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike and Angela Bershers - AR

“To Charles, family, and friends: The Poultry Federation extends its sympathy and condolences during this very difficult time. May God's peace be...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Paulette Binkley - Little Rock, AR

“Prayers for your family in this difficult time. ”
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeremy & Amy Jewell - New Hope, AR

“Thoughts and prayers be with your family! Brett, Jennifer, Ethan and Emily ”
68 of 100+ | Posted by: Jennifer Hall - Dalhart, TX

“Words cannot even begin to let you know how sorry Tom and I are for your loss. I do, however, understand because I"ve been there. Treasure your...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Tom and Mary Blair - Ruby, LA

“I just wanna say I'm always goin to miss you. You were an amazing football player and I enjoyed every minute playing with you. You will always be in...Read More »
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Dillon Shaw - Glenwood, AR

“Words cannot describe your loss, Angels are made for Heaven. May God give you comfort at this time. ”
71 of 100+ | Posted by: Russ & Rose Danzy - Natchitoches, LA

“I have many memories of watching Ryan play ball, baseball or football... he always gave it his all but was determined to have fun doing it. My...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Elaine Funderburk - Amity, AR

“The Greene County Tech FFA Chapter sends their deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Ryan. We pray that God will comfort you during this time. ”
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Amie Cole - Paragould, AR

“Our family sends our love & prayers. We pray you find peace, comfort, support, love, and healing in Gods loving arms. Our community is here to help...Read More »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: April & Clover Rains - Amity, AR

“Charles,Chrity,and Blake I am very thankfull for the time that I was allowed with Ryan. He is a role model among an exceptional group of young...Read More »
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Shane Beebe - Glenwood, AR

“We didn't know your son but Christy, your Mom and Dad are dear friends of ours. We want you to know how very sorry we were to hear about your son....Read More »
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Holmes and Phyllis Smith - LA

“The Glen Rose School District and athletic booster club sends our deepest sympathies to your family during this time. May God wrap his loving arms...Read More »
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Cristy Williamson - Glen Rose, AR

“So sorry for your loss. What a special angel entered the gates of Heaven ”
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Sherry Kuykendall - Amity, AR

79 of 100+ | Posted by: JASON CREEL - LAUREL, MS

“Praying for you and your family during this time of your loss. ”
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Kevin Aday - Russellville, AR

“My families thoughts and prayers are with yours. May God provide you strength and understanding. ”
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Steve Ewing - Waldron, AR

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Losing a child is the hardest thing anyone can go through, my heart breaks for you. If you need anything at...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Tonia Daniels - Amity, AR

“Charles, Christy and Blake, We appreciate the special times you shared you son and brother with our family. May God carry you thru this with his...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Joe and Ellen Moreland - Glenwood, AR

“Ryan was such an amazing young man... So sweet and always went out of his way to say hello and share a smile..Jacob has been blessed to have him as a...Read More »
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Shelly Potts - Bonnerdale, AR

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God comfort and wrap you in his loving arms. If I can doing anything for you please let me know....Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Tonya Adams - AR

“My heart is so heavy for the Swain family. Please know that you are all in my thoughts & prayers. ”
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Margaret Webb - Glenwood, AR

“My condolences, Charles I will keep you and your family in our prayers. ”
87 of 100+ | Posted by: DeWayne Hardwick - Monticello, KY

“Charles our prayes are with your family. Psalm 5 Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation. Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and...Read More »
88 of 100+ | Posted by: Curtis & LaRhonda Abernathy - AR

“Charles, my heart goes out to you and your family. I'm so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Darcy White - Siloam Springs, AR

“Ryan's parents , I'm so sorry for your loss it's something no parent should ever have to go thru. I've been there I know how hard it is and...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Tammie Doster - Marshall, TX

“Like everyone else there just aren't words. My heart is broken for your sweet family. You are all in my prayers constantly for now and in the days to...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Jerry and Angie Rhodes - Paron, AR

“Charles and Christy, Our hearts are broken for you right now. Praying that you will be supernaturally carried through this with the peace that...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Todd and Joy Grisham - Petal, MS

“Charles & Christy. So sorry for this great loss in your family. May God surround you with His peace and comfort. Wayne Freeman ”
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Wayne Freeman - AR

“My heart is broken. Ryan was always such a sweet kid. I met him right before he turned 3 years old and I never saw anything but goodness. He was...Read More »
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Lori Baker - Greenbrier, AR

“I simply don't have the words to express how heartbroken I am for your loss. Ryan was such a wonderful young man that made me smile every time I was...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: susan britton - north little rock, AR

“May God's strength bring your family through this time. Praying for your family with much sorrow and hope. ”
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Anthony & Wanda DeLee - MS

“Christy, and Charles, Cooper and I hardly know what to say at this sad, sad time. Please know that our hearts and throughs are with you and your...Read More »
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Becky Beard - Morton, MS

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
98 of 100+ | Posted by: XIT Rodeo & Reunion Directors and families - TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Melissa Fisher - Fayetteville, AR

“I'm going to miss you so much. I can't believe you're gone. I love you. ”
100 of 100+ | Posted by: Destiny Tedder - AR

Ryan Mason Swain, age 17, of Amity, died Saturday, September 7, 2013. He was born on January 18, 1996 at Henderson, Kentucky, the son of Charles Swain and Christy Ainsworth Swain. Ryan was a senior at Centerpoint High School where he played football and baseball. He was also vice-president of the Future Farmers of America. He was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Ryan was an avid hunter and fisherman. Ryan's future plans were to enroll at Southern Arkansas University and to become a Wildlife Officer with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Survivors include his parents, Charles and Christy Swain of Amity; his brother, Blake Swain of Amity; his paternal grandparents, Richard and Shirley Swain of Ruby, Louisiana; his maternal grandparents, Larry and Carolyn Ainsworth of Oak Grove, Louisiana; his maternal great-grandmother, Artie Lee Evans of Oak Grove, Louisiana; and his uncles and aunts, Dickey and Linda Swain of Ruby, Louisiana, Thomas and Sheila Swain of Deville, Louisiana, Jason and Sarah Swain of Dalhart, Texas and Ki and Paul Eaton of West Monroe, Louisiana. Services will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, September 10, 2013, in the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Keith Shewbart and Bro. Jeremy Graves officiating. Visitation will be held Monday, 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Bethel Cemetery under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood. Pallbearers will be Phillip Thomas, Jerry Fendley, Cary Rogers, Nick Mounts, Kevin Owens, John Harless and John Bright. Memorials may be made to the Centerpoint High School Athletics Booster's Club, Attention: Lawanda Bright, 755 Hwy. 8 East, Amity, Arkansas, 71921. Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.

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