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Virginia A. "Ginny" Swanson

July 9, 1923 — September 26, 2011

Virginia A. “Ginny” Swanson, age 88, of Grants Pass, died Monday, September 26, 2011 at her home.

A memorial service will be at 1:00 pm Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at River Valley Community Church. Hull & Hull Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

You may also send condolences to [emailprotected]

Ginny was born July 9, 1923 in Omaha, Nebraska to Joseph & Nettie Pancake. She and her family moved to various California cities. She and her first husband owned and operated the Hoyt-Cole Chapel of the Flowers Funeral Chapel in Red Bluff from 1965 to 1985 when she retired. In 1988 she moved from Red Bluff to Grants Pass.

She was a member of River Valley Community Church. She and her late husband were instrumental in opening the “Faith House” in Grants Pass.

Beloved grandma, we miss you and love you so. We love you G.G., from Tyler and Zane, your great-grandsons.

Survivors include two sons, Larry D. Cole of Grants Pass, Oregon and Dennis L. Cole of Sprague River, Oregon, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her best friend and caregiver, Dorothy Pickett of Grants Pass, Oregon.

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