Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

July 11, 2013

Drema Darlene Swecker

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — Born August 13, 1954 in Princeton she was the daughter of the late Carson E. “Tommy” Thompson and Mary Helen Guard Thompson.

Drema was a 1972 graduate of Princeton High School and  formerly employed at One Valley Bank in Princeton. She was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Stephanie Renae Swecker; and her former husband, Stephen Lee Swecker.

Survivors include one daughter, Heather Dawn Swecker and fiancé Charles Poole both of Princeton; two grandchildren, Dalton Riley Poole and Dakota Stephen Poole; one sister, Donna K. Hawks and husband Jim and their son, Jacob Hawks all of Princeton; and two cousins that were raised with her, Sharon Allara of Columbia, SC and David Crawford of Princeton.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2013 at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton with Rev. Larry Dyer officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. until the service hour on Friday.

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Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton is serving the Swecker family.