Marilyn R. ‘Susie’ Swager


Marilyn R. “Susie” Swager, 91, a former resident of Summersville, departed this life on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at Colonial Place in Elkins.

She was born on July 29, 1929, a daughter of the late Branem and Margie (Raines) Coberly.

On April 3, 1947, she was united in marriage to Eithel M. Swager, who preceded her in death on July 8, 2007. They had celebrated 60 years of marriage.

She is survived by her son, Jim (Sheila), two grandsons, Jason (Brandi) and Christopher and two great grandchildren, Walker and Raegan. Also surviving are brothers Jeff, Joe (JoAnn) and Dave (Diane) and sisters Charlotte Kisner, Judy Paugh and Sandy Harman (Jack), sister-in-law Catherine Coberly and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by brothers Marvin, John and Tom, sisters Betty Todd and Mary Goode, sister-in-law Barbara Coberly and brothers-in-law Bill Kisner, Bud Todd and Bob Goode.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff at Colonial Place, WV Caring and all of Susie’s caregivers over many years, especially to Teddy and Debbie Wilson, Louise Smith, Peggy McClung and her grandson Christopher.

Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. today in the Walker Memorial Park at Summersville with Pastor Teddy Wilson officiating.

The Waters Funeral Chapel in Summersville is in charge of arrangements. Flowers are appreciated or donations may be made to a charity of your choice in memory of “Susie.”

E-condolences to watersfuneralchapel@frontier.com.