Swannie Ester Spivey Yow, age 100, of Randleman passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at her home.
Swannie was born on March 7, 1923 to Ida Jane Davis and Peter Spivey. She spent time working for Burlington Industries and was a housewife, where she loved to cook for everyone. Swannie loved being around and with her family, along with gardening. Along with spending time in her flower garden, Swannie was an avid quilter.
In addition to her parents, Swannie was preceded in death by her husband, Ervin Howard Yow, 6 brothers and sisters, and son-in-law, Philip Maness.
She is survived by her daughters, Alice Yow Wilkerson (Ben) of Asheboro and Joyce Maness of Randleman; grandchildren, Eric Wilkerson (Patricia) of Greensboro, Amy Wilkerson Snider (Todd) of Asheboro, Samantha Maness of Randleman, great-grandchildren, Caleb Wilkerson (Jada) of Kernersville, and Kelsey Snider; and great-great grandchild, Lucas Wilkerson. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews along with special family members Patricia Gilmore and Billy Wooten. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to caregivers: Felicia, Jackie, Sydney, Candance and Temple.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 2:00 pm at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Todd Brown officiating. Interment will follow at the Giles Chapel Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Drive, Asheboro, NC 27203, The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741 or to the charity of the donor's choice.