John Cecil McSwain



John Cecil “J.C.” McSwain, 87, of Center, Texas, passed away on July 3, 2019, in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was born on January 18, 1932, in Center, Texas to James Roscoe McSwain and Evie Lee Dean McSwain. Funeral services will be at 4:00 PM on Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Mangum Funeral Home with Bro. Charles Williams and Bro. Son Windham officiating. Interment will follow at Old Salem Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, July 5, 2019, at Mangum Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Old Salem Cemetery, 8612 FM 711, Center, Texas 75935.

The family is being served by Mangum Funeral Home in Center. To send condolences or to sign an online register, please visit 



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J.C. is survived by:


Venorah Ann Williams McSwain



Cecilia McSwain Boles and husband, Ken

Tonya McSwain Andrews and husband, George

Stacey McSwain and wife, Tammy

Roscoe McSwain



Mildred McSwain

Shirley Berg

Edwena Higginbotham

Carolyn Caldwell

Nori Williams


Brother-in-law: Clark Paul Williams and wife, Tina



Anna Boles Lee and husband, Justin

Emma Boles Whitehead and husband, Carl

Bradley Andrews and wife, Mindy

John Andrews and wife, Alyssa

Machael McSwain and husband, Jami

Daniel McSwain and wife, Brittany

Nicole McSwain

Cecil McSwain

Casey Milford

Ashton McSwain Askew and husband, John

Roscoe McSwain, Jr. and wife, Ronna

Cole Milford and wife, Mallory

Colton McSwain


23 Great-Grandchildren


He is preceded in death by infant daughter, Debbie McSwain who passed in 1958; parents, James Roscoe McSwain and Evie Lee Dean McSwain; brother, James Lee McSwain and sisters, Ivy Joy Hribal and Marye Danley.


Pallbearers are Ken Boles, George Andrews, Bradley Andrews, John Andrews, Daniel McSwain, Cecil McSwain, Roscoe McSwain, Jr., Colton McSwain, Casey Milford and Cole Milford.


Honorary pallbearers are Joseph Caldwell, Clark Paul “Zig” Williams, Howard Sparks, Steve Watts, Rowdy Danley, Larry Berg, William Caldwell and Kelly McSwain.

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