Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Eppa (Swan) Childs Obituary

A Childs family research collaborator found Eppa (Swan) Child's obituary in the 28 February 1975 Time-Picayune. Is May Swassard Edna Mae Childs? And who is Carol Swassard? Is she the same person as the Carol Swafford mentioned in Henry "Jack" Muir's obituary? Did Eppie marry or have a relationship with a man named Swafford in between the death of her first husband and Henry "Jack" Muir? So many questions remain.

Mrs. Ettie Swan Muir, on Tuesday, February 25, 1975. Wife of Henry J. Muir Sr. Mother of Fay Hays, R. C. Childs, May Swassard, Carol Swassard, Trudy M. Muir, Henry J. Muir Jr., Alexander Muir, Barbara Jean Muir and Shirley Billiot. Sister of Sannie Thompson and Grace Eddy. Also survived by 51 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren. Age 58. A resident of St. Bernard parish.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral.

Services from the Metairie funeral home of L. A. Muhfeisen and Son, 2929 Metairie Rd., at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, 1975.

Interment in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens.

Friends may visit after 6 p.m. on Friday, February 28, 1975.

Times-Picayune, 28 February 1975

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