Agnes Gwendolyn Swift, age 86, of Caneyville, passed away Saturday, July 19th, 2014 at Springview Health and Rehab in Leitchfield.
She was born on October 2nd, 1927 in Grayson County, the daughter of the late Hobert and Caroline (Minton) Preston. Agnes was a member at the Rabbit Flat Church. She started working at Kane Manufacturing in 1952 and retired from IMS in the mid- 90’s. She was known as the “thread girl.”
Agnes is survived by her daughter, Nowanda Mudd of Caneyville; her grandson, Wes Mudd (Chrissy) also of Caneyville; one great-grandson, Tommy Lee of Lexington; one great-granddaughter, Layla Mudd of Caneyville; and four sisters, Pauline Minton of Hartford, Cleo Bratcher of Flemingsburg, Nina Carroll of Leitchfield and Judy Fernander of Louisville.
Other than her parents, Agnes is preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Swift; two brothers, L.D. Preston and Jimmy Preston and one sister, Doris Renfrow.
Funeral services will be Monday, July 21st at 2:00 pm at the Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville. Bro Kenny Carroll will be officiating. Burial will be in the Layman Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville Monday after 10:00 am until time of service.