Christine Swims
Christine Swims
  • October 22, 1925 - January 21, 2018
  • Roswell, Georgia

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Christine "Chris" Swims, of Roswell, GA, formerly of Atlanta, died Sunday, January 21, 2018. She was born October 22, 1925 to Newton Fernando Swims and Maude Webb Swims. She retired as a vice president and handbag designer at Butler Shoe Corporation. She was an artist, gardener and avid tennis player.

Chris is predeceased by siblings Kathryn Swims Price, Hoyt Fernando Swims, Edison James Swims, and Ralph Swims. She is survived by Mae Swims O'Steen (Gene), Mickey Swims (Martha) and many nieces and nephews. Lovingly known as "Aunt Tom" by her family, her wry sense of humor, straight-talking character and tender heart will be greatly missed by all.

The family will hold a noon visitation and a two o'clock chapel service on Friday, January 26 at Roswell Funeral Home. Graveside services will immediately follow at Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery in Sandy Springs.

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