Marvin Delbert MCSWAIN Mini tree diagram

Lela Faye BLACK1,1,2

7th Apr 19121,2 - 9th Aug 20121

Life History

7th Apr 1912

Born in Gaston County, North Carolina.1,2

21st Mar 1936

Death of Marvin Delbert MCSWAIN in Lincoln County, North Carolina.3,1

9th Aug 2012

Died in Cherryville, Gaston, North Carolina.1

12th Aug 2012

Buried in Mt Zion Baptist Cemtery, Cherryville, Gaston, North Carolina.1

Other facts


Married Marvin Delbert MCSWAIN


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    Lela Faye Black McSwain
    Birth Apr. 7, 1912 Gaston County, North Carolina
    Death Aug. 9, 2012 Cherryville, Gaston County, North Carolina

    Lela Faye Black McSwain, 100, of 111 Harrilson Rd., formerly of Tot Dellinger Rd., went to be with her Lord on Thursday August 9, 2012 at her residence.

    Mrs. McSwain was born on April 7, 1912 in Gaston Co. a daughter of the late Alford Melton and Annie Craft Black. She was a homemaker and longtime member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Mawmaw Payne, as she was affectionately known, was much loved by her entire family, community and church.

    In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Marvin McSwain; two sons Stowe Bobby McSwain and John William McSwain; daughter-in-law Betty McSwain; brothers Charles Hugh Black, Stowe Black and Will Black; sisters Lula Black, Mary Black, and Emma McSwain.

    She is survived by five grandchildren Kathy Moss and husband Jack of Cherryville; Becky McSwain of Gastonia; Randy McSwain and wife Mary Ann of Casar; Ronnie McSwain and wife Rhonda of Cherryville; and Roger McSwain of Cherryville; seven great grandchildren; twelve great great grandchildren; daughter-in-law Maxine McSwain of Cherryville; a brother John Lee Black of Cherryville, and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3 PM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Wayne Key officiating with burial in the church cemetery.

    Spouse Marvin Delbert McSwain (1913 - 1936)

    Burial Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherryville, Gaston County, North Carolina

    Created by Sue Leitzsey Bradley Aug 10, 2012
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #95144715,


  • 1. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 2. 1930 Federal Census, Gaston County, North Carolina
    • 11 April, Cherryville Township, District 4, page 6A, Hse #101, Fam #107
  • 3. North Carolina, Death Collection, 1908-2004

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