Geraldine Payne Swift, 83 of Elkton, MD, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018 in the Elkton Transitional Care Center, Elkton, MD.
Born in Mountain City, TN, on June 25, 1935, she was the daughter of the late William I. and Cora (Dyson) Payne. She was the wife of the late Milford Swift who passed away in 1977.
Prior to retirement Geraldine worked as a hostess for Marriott Hotels.
She enjoyed making flower arrangements, crafting, crocheting, collecting angels and dolphins. Most of all she loved her family and really enjoyed family gatherings.
She is survived by her children: Steven M. Swift of Aberdeen, MD, Keith W Swift of Bel Air, MD, Deborah K. Ayers of Myrtle, MS, Cathy M. Reece of Turnersville, NJ, and Milford B. Swift of MO; 2 sisters: Barbara Beacher of Glasgow, DE and Maggie Anthony of North East, MD; and also 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held 11:00 am Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Crouch Funeral Home, P.A., 127 South Main Street, North East, MD, with visitation beginning one hour prior to service.
Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Elkton, MD.