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Nancy Kay (Bonner) Swaggart

January 5, 1941 ~ December 17, 2021 (age 80)

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Nancy Kay Swaggart of Hermiston, Oregon, was born on January 5, 1941 in Missouri to parents, Earl and Irene Garrison Bonner. She died on December 17, 2021 in Kennewick, Washington at the age of 80 years. She was raised in Eastern Oregon and graduated from Long Creek High School, Long Creek, Oregon. Nancy was united in Marriage to Cecil Swaggart on June 24, 1957 in Pendleton, Oregon. They lived in Ritter, Oregon and  worked together in the family logging and construction business until retiring. They moved to Hermiston, Oregon in 2006 where they have lived since. Nancy was a member of Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Hermiston and the John Day Elks Lodge, John day, Oregon. She enjoyed music, church, flowers and traveling. Nancy cherished spending time with her family. 

She is survived by her husband of 64 years: Cecil Swaggart, Hermiston, OR; sons: Benjamin Swaggart and wife Terri, Hermiston, OR, Lincoln Swaggart and wife Julie, Eagle, ID, John Swaggart and wife Misty, Echo, OR and Paul Blake Swaggart, Wickenburg, AZ; 12 grandchildren: Levi, Garrett. Logan, Ty, Chase, Jon Merle, J. Blake, Alyssa, Alaura, Shiyenne, Sydney and Taylor; a great grandson: Lonnie and a great granddaughter Laine and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Carl and her sister Joyce.

Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 10:00 A.M., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 A.M. at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Hermiston, Oregon.

Burial will be held on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at Ritter Cemetery, Ritter, Oregon.

Those who wish may make contributions in Nancy’s memory to Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, Hermiston, Oregon. 

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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements.    

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Recitation of the Rosary
December 22, 2021

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church
565 W. Hermiston Ave.
Hermiston, Oregon 97838

Mass of Christian Burial
December 22, 2021

10:30 AM
Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church
565 W. Hermiston Ave.
Hermiston, Oregon 97838

December 23, 2021

11:00 AM
Ritter Cemetery
Middle Fork John Day
Ritter, OR 00000

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