Charles Monroe Swilley

Charles Monroe Swilley, 79, of Merryville, LA passed from this life on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.  He was born November 21, 1932.  He passed 3 days shy of his 80thbirthday.


Mr. Swilley was a Veteran of the Air Force serving during the Korean War.  He was a Master Mason of the Masonic Lodge and a member of Eastern Star and was a member of the Church of Christ in Merryville, LA.  He was retired from Aramco Oil Co.


He is leaving a legacy of his wife, Ardessa Swilley; daughter, Sherry Swilley Hieronymus and husband Darrell of Roanoke, LA; son, Mark Swilley of Merryville, LA; brothers, Donald Swilley and wife Yvonne of Belle Chasse, LA and Ronald Swilley and wife Cecile of Ashdown, AR; sisters, Betty Cooley of Pitkin, LA, Patsy Michel of Marrero, LA, Lilly Craft of DeRidder, LA, Sherlyn Hickman and husband Hardy of Merryville, LA and Vicky Brooks of Merryville, LA; grandchildren, Scott Miano and wife Ashley, Andrew Hieronymus and wife Sabrina, and Suz’Anne Hieronymus all of Lake Charles, LA; great grandchildren, Connor Miano, Callie Miano and Averie Hieronymus and many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.  He was preceded in death by his son, David Swilley, his parents, Dewey and Minnie Swilley and brother, Ricky.


Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:00pm at Boxwood Church of Christ in Bivens, LA. Burial will follow at Boxwood Cemetery in Bivens.  Bro. Jim Miers and Rev. Darrell Hieronymus will officiate.

Charles Monroe Swilley