Memorial services for Jean Hale, 83, of Roswell, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Whitehead officiating. Jean passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, in Lubbock, Texas. Jean was born to Samuel Andrew Swope and Johnnie Elizabeth Brumment Swope on May 16, 1927, in Alamogordo.
She lived there until the 10th grade and moved to California. She lived there a while, then they moved to Washington and back to California, before ending up in Roswell in 1967. Those left behind to cherish her memory are her children: Penny Chapman, of Roswell, Sean Miller, of Roswell, and Jennifer Cherry and husband Curtis, of Truth or Consequences; a sister, Connie Conway, of Washington; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers: Jim and Lee Swope, of Alamogordo; and one nephew, Thomas Conway, of Washington. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Hospital in honor of Jean Hale.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at andersonbethany.com Services are under the direction of Anderson- Bethany Funeral Home.