Hugh Kerr MCSWAIN Velvo MCSWAIN Hugh Kinard MCSWAIN Emma M MCSWAIN Maude MCSWAIN Wiley Deaver MCSWAIN Flora Neva MCSWAIN Gladys MCSWAIN Pittman Dempsey MCSWAIN Claude MCSWAIN Clyde Wilma MCSWAIN Harold Broadus DELLINGER Jimmie Rodgers MCSWAIN Elizabeth Adeline FULTON Mini tree diagram

Martha Theo MCSWAIN1,2

9th Dec 19251,2 - 17th Jan 20071

Life History

9th Dec 1925

Born in Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina.1,2

15th Feb 2000

Death of Harold Broadus DELLINGER in Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Cleveland County, North Carolina.3

17th Jan 2007

Died in Carolina Care Center, Cherryville, Gaston, North Carolina.1

after 17th Jan 2007

Buried in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Fallston, Cleveland County, North Carolina.1

Other facts


Married Harold Broadus DELLINGER


  • 1930 Federal Census, Cleveland County, South Carolina, 16 April,Shelby, District 16, page 29A, South Jefferson St, Hse #578, Fam #635
    McSwain, Hugh K Head Rents M W  49 Married at age 31 SC SC NC NoOccupation [b abt 1881]
    McSwain, Lizzie Wife F W  39 Married at age 31 SC SC SC [b abt 1891]
    McSwain, Theo Dau F W 5 Single SC SC SC No Occup [b abt 1925]

    Martha Theo McSwain Dellinger
    Birth Dec. 9, 1925 Gaffney, Cherokee County, South Carolina
    Death Jan. 17, 2007

    SHELBY - Mrs. Martha Theo McSwain Dellinger, 81, passed awayWednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, at Carolina Care Center in Cherryville.

    She was born Dec. 9, 1925, in Gaffney, S.C., to the late Hugh K.McSwain and Lizzie Adeline Fulton McSwain. She graduated from ShelbyHigh School and worked with her husband on the dairy farm and retiredfrom Doran Textiles as a bookkeeper. She was a member of BuffaloBaptist Church, the Adult Senior Ladies Sunday school class and theFallston Eastern Star. She loved to cook for her family and theHomeless Shelter of Shelby, enjoyed flower gardening and spending timewith her family and sharing family memories.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,the Rev. Harold B. Dellinger; five brothers, Kinard McSwain, WylieMcSwain, Dempsey "Buster" McSwain, Claude McSwain and Rodgers McSwain;and four sisters, Velvo McSwain, Emmie McSwain Dixon, Flora McSwainEvans and Gladys McSwain Kelly.

    Mrs. Dellinger is survived by her two sons, Harold Broadus Dellingerand wife, Diane, and Michael Adrian Dellinger and wife, Lena, all ofShelby;
    grandchildren, Karen Dellinger Moss and husband, Scott, of Shelby,Christopher M. Dellinger and Heather of Weaverville, Zachary A.Dellinger, Joshua C. Dellinger and Carrie A. Dellinger, all of Shelby;
    two great-grandchildren, Jada and Jackson Dellinger;
    two sisters, Clydie McSwain Kaylor of Gastonia and Maude McSwainWhisnant of Polkville;
    sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; Elizabeth D. and Lloyd Massey ofDudley, Frances Williams of Greenville, S.C., Joyce Dellinger ofMorganton, Marilyn D. Hoyle of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Kay McSwain ofMelbourne, Fla., and Dwight and Lillian Dellinger of Fallston;
    and many loving nieces, nephews and extended family members andfriends.

    Hugh Kerr McSwain (1880 - 1955)
    Elizabeth Adeline Fulton McSwain (1891 - 1971)
    Spouse Harold B Dellinger (1923 - 2000)

    Burial Rose Hill Memorial Park Cemetery, Fallston, Cleveland County,North Carolina

    Created by Elizabeth Jan 19, 2007
    --  Find A Grave Memorial# 17565592,


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