Viola Mae Black Swink, 71, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2023. A native of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late William Thomas Black Sr., and Agnes Margaret Duckworth Black. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Michael Swink; and her brother, William Black Jr.
Mrs. Swink is survived by her sisters, Greta Rich, and Barbara Derrickson (Paul); and a number of nieces and nephews. She was a member of Catawba Heights Baptist Church and always felt loved and supported by her church family.
The family will greet guests from 10:00 am until 11:00 am on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Woodlawn Funeral Home, Mount Holly. Immediately following visitation, a graveside service will be held at Castanea Cemetery, Stanley. Condolence messages may be sent to the family by visiting www.woodlawnfuneral.org. Woodlawn Funeral Home of Mount Holly is caring for Mrs. Swink's family.