George E. Swope, 73 years old, Rural Route 4, died Tuesday afternoon. A life-long resident of Preble county, he was a farmer and a member of the First Presbyterian church and of the Eaton Grange. Survivors include the widow, Grace; a daughter, Mrs. Pearl Miller, Rural Route 4, Eaton; two sisters, Mrs. Laura Augsburger of Eaton and Mrs. Margaret Overholser of Santa Monica, Calif.; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Mr. Swope will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Barnes funeral home. Rev. Robert Sherrill will officiate. Burial will be in Mound Hill cemetary. Friends may call at the Barnes funeral home Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
Mrs. Grace M. Swope, 74, of 1123 Oakdale Avenue, Dayton, died Sunday at the St. Elizabeth hospital in Dayton, after an illness of two weeks. She was the widow of George E. Swope, who died in 1959, and a member of the First Presbyterian church in Eaton. She was a Gasper Township resident most of her life and a member of the Lend A Hand club. Survivors include her daughter, Mrs. Pearl Miller, of Dayton, five grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services for Mrs. Swope will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday from the Barnes funeral home in Eaton, with Rev. Jack Masters officiating. Burial will be in the Mound Hill cemetary.