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Cindy Wise McSwain

Published 12:02am Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Oct. 31, 1950 – March 23, 2013

NATCHEZ — Services for Cindy Wise McSwain, 62, of Natchez, who died Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Natchez, will be at 11 a.m. today at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Edgar Wright officiating.

Burial will follow at the Natchez City Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time today at the funeral home.

Mrs. McSwain was born Oct. 31, 1950, in Natchez, the daughter of Edward Hicks Wise and Jackie Jewell Johnson Wise. She was a graduate of Natchez High School and was a long time employee of Bug Busters Pest Control Company in Vidalia.

Mrs. McSwain was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Ray Edward Wise.

Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Brad McSwain; two sons, Michael Brandon McSwain and wife, Neen, of Brandon and Patrick Russell McSwain of Natchez; four grandchildren, Erin Hamilton of Knoxville, Tenn., Beth Hamilton Ainsworth and husband, Hunter, of Clinton, Emma Leighton McSwain and Ethan Andrew McSwain, both of Natchez; one great-grandchild, Evie York Ainsworth of Clinton; mother-in-law, Mrs. Marjorie Pruitt of Natchez; four sisters, Doris Ann Benoist, Katie Wise McCarstle and husband, Clifton, Micki Wise Smith and husband, Ricky, all of Natchez, and Sue Fenley Mayers of Denver, Colo.; two brothers, Stephen Andrew Wise and wife, Karen, of Arroyo Grande, Calif., and Ernest H. Wise of Lafayette, La.; a number of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and a special co-worker, Kristy Murry.

Pallbearers will be Dusty Cauthen, Boo Mims, Ronald Watts, Mark Coker, Ricky Smith and Andrew Haile.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. John Smith, Andy Woods, Chad Fuqua, Brian McJimsey and Milton Rawles.

Memorials may be made to Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children, the Division of Public Affairs, 2500 N. State St., Jackson, MS 39216.

Online condolences may be sent to www.lairdfh.com.