Joe Harold Swan, 85, of Crossett, died Thursday, Aug.23, 2018, at the Ashley County Medical Center. He was born on Aug. 11, 1933, in Parkdale, to his parents, William Lonza and Virgie Alto Swan. He was a former Pentecostal preacher, a member of the First United Pentecostal Church of Crossett, and a meter reader for the City of Crossett for 32 years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, William Lonza Swan and Virgie Alto Cartilage Swan; four brothers, Scott, James, T.B., and Braxton Swan; and four sisters, Vivian Hobby, Margaret Curtis, Ruby Johnson, and Elise Curtis.
Survivors include his wife, Laverne Pamplin Swan of Crossett; two daughters, Dianne Hartness also of Crossett and Vickie White and husband, Wayne, of
Camden; one son, David Swan of Pine Bluff; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Life Service was 1 p.m., Aug. 26 at the First United Pentecostal
Church of Crossett the Rev. Larry Hickman officiating.
Burial followed at Carlock Cemetery under the direction of Medders Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Phillip Jones, Doyle Walton, Calvin Stewart, Ricky Pruitt, Jeremy Maxwell, and Brandon Fitch.
Honorary Pallbearers were Jerry Daugherty, Jerry Walton, Harold Pruitt, and DWayne Miles.