SWARTWOOD, Henryetta

Henryetta Swartwood
March 20, 1929 – March 09, 2017
Henryetta Swartwood was born March 20, 1929
in Roger Mills County, Oklahoma to Minnie Louisa and Henry Harrison.  She
passed away March 9, 2017 at Elk City, Oklahoma at the age of 87 years 11
months and 19 days.
Henryetta grew up in Roger Mills county
attending school in Midway and graduated from Reydon high school in 1947. After
graduation she worked at the drugs store in Cheyenne and the courthouse in
Sayre. She was married to Everett Clyde Swartwood at Cheyenne, Oklahoma on
April 4, 1951. After their marriage they lived in Lawton, OK for a short period
of time before moving to Wichita Falls and Sayre before moving to Cheyenne in
1956. After moving to Cheyenne Henryetta continued to raise their children and
support her husband as he ran his custom harvest operation. In 1959 both
Henryetta and Everett began night classes at Sayre Junior College until they
moved to Weatherford in 1961. After receiving her degree, she and Everett began
their teaching career in Denver, Colorado until 1966 when they returned to
teach at Crawford. She later received her Master’s Degree from Southwestern and
spent the remainder of her career at Crawford School, retiring in 1990. After
retirement she enjoyed being on the farm where she was reared, traveling and
spending time with her grandchildren and family. 


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 4 brothers and 3 sisters.

She is survived by her 6 children, Dan
Swartwood and wife, Kathy, Tulsa, OK,  Gayle Green and husband, Tom,
Cheyenne, OK, Jerry Swartwood and wife, Tenna, Cheyenne, OK, Bob Swartwood and
wife, Gina, Elk City, OK, Bill Swartwood and wife, Toni, Elk City, OK and Brian
Swartwood and wife, D’Awn, Amarillo, TX; 16 grandchildren, 17 great
grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family suggest memorial
donations be made to the Cheyenne Cemetery Fund or the SWOSU Education
Foundation. Services will be Monday, March 13, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the
Cheyenne Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the Cheyenne Cemetery.
Whinery Funeral Service online