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Welcome to the Swain Funeral Home website, serving families in the Baxley, Georgia community since 1948. We value our reputation for providing the highest quality funeral services, with personal attention and professionalism to help your family through a very difficult time.


The professional staff at Swain Funeral Home is committed to providing dignified, respectful and compassionate assistance to every family. Recognizing that each family is unique, our staff provides personalized assistance to create a meaningful service that honors the life and memory of your loved one. 


We are a full service funeral home with a focus on traditional service offerings, including traditional funerals, cremation with or without memorial services, graveside ceremonies, military services, collaboration with other funeral homes, grief support, and preplanning.


Please browse our website to find additional information about our staff and services, as well as other resources to help you in your time of need. You can also reach us any time, day or night, at 912-367-2242.

Herbert Hunter, Sr.

Herbert H Hunter, Sr.

10/23/35 - 07/25/15

Herbert Hunter, Sr., age 79, of Baxley died Saturday, July 25, 2015 at his residence. ... View full obituary

Kenneth Gaskins

Kenneth L Gaskins

08/20/46 - 07/24/15

Kenneth Lee Gaskins, age 69 , of Baxley died Friday, July 24, 2015 at his residence. ... View full obituary

Ann Craven

Ann B Craven

03/24/30 - 07/19/15

Ann Bruce Craven, age 85, of Baxley died Sunday, July 19, 2015 at The Pavilion. ... View full obituary

Annie B. Waters

Annie B. Waters

03/18/31 - 07/17/15

Annie B. Waters, age 84, of Baxley died Friday, July 17, 2015 at Twin Oaks Convalescent Center in Alma. ... View full obituary

Veronice Nail Lewis

Veronice Nail Lewis

10/29/41 - 07/16/15

Veronice Nail Lewis, age 73, of Baxley died Thursday, July 16, 2015. ... View full obituary

Vernon Andrew Garrett

Vernon Andrew Garrett

11/24/58 - 07/13/15

Vernon Andrew Garrett, age 56, of Hazlehurst died Monday, July 13, 2015 at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah ... View full obituary

Emma Dean Harris

Emma Dean S Harris

10/12/16 - 07/10/15

Emma Dean Smith Eunice Harris, age 98, went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 10, 2015. ... View full obituary

Helen Gardner

Helen J Gardner

02/27/41 - 07/08/15

Helen Jones Gardner, age 74, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at her residence. ... View full obituary

Thelmage Gay

Thelmage " Gay

12/29/30 - 07/04/15

Thelmage “Buddy” Gay, age 84, of Baxley died Saturday , July 4, 2015. ... View full obituary

Anthony Kevin

Anthony Kevin "Tony" Fountain

09/15/62 - 06/25/15

Anthony Kevin “Tony” Fountain, age 52, of Baxley died Thursday, June 25, 2015. ... View full obituary

Clennie & Nettie Branch

Clennie & Nettie Branch

08/02/20 - 06/21/15

Swain Funeral Home announced the death & funeral services of Mrs. Nettie Murphy Branch, age 92, and Mr. Clennie Branch, ... View full obituary

Michael Spears

Michael G Spears

08/13/63 - 06/15/15

Michael Glenn Spears, age 51, passed away Monday, June 15, 2015 at his residence. ... View full obituary

Ilon B. (Shorty) Webb

Ilon B. (Shorty) Webb

07/29/47 - 06/07/15

Ilon B. (Shorty) Webb, age 67, of Baxley, died Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Vidalia Georgia. ... View full obituary

Deborah Harrell

Deborah M Harrell

01/19/75 - 06/06/15

Deborah Miles Harrell, age 40, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Harrell was born January 19, ... View full obituary

Vickie Reynolds Johnson

Vickie Reynolds Johnson

05/27/61 - 06/05/15

Vickie Reynolds Johnson, age 54, of Baxley, died Friday, June 5, 2015 in Vidalia. ... View full obituary

Rebecca Dean Kemp

Rebecca Dean Kemp

06/04/23 - 06/01/15

Rebecca Dean Kemp, age 91, passed away Monday, June 1, 2015 in the Pavilion. ... View full obituary

Edna Lee Tomberlin

Edna Lee P Tomberlin

05/14/25 - 05/21/15

Edna Lee Perry Tomberlin, age 90, of Olney, Maryland & formerly of Baxley, died Thursday, May 21, 2015. ... View full obituary

Damon Lester Murphy

Damon Lester Murphy

04/10/55 - 05/19/15

Damon Lester Murphy, age 60, of Baxley died Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at his residence. ... View full obituary

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