A graveside service for Betty Audrey Swisher, 80, of Gridley, California, will be held on Friday, May 17, 2013,11 a.m. at Gridley-Biggs Cemetery. Betty passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013 at her residence in Gridley with her loved ones by her side.
Betty was born on March 20, 1933 in Oroville, California to Merrill and Beryl Cowee. She attended Manzanita School and was a graduate of Gridley High School. Betty married Robert Lee Swisher in 1955. She worked for twenty-two years as a cannery worker at the Gridley Cannery. Betty loved to travel and going to casinos.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Leslie and Stanton Cowee.
Survivors include her beloved husband of fifty-seven years, Robert Swisher, of Gridley; four daughters: Stephanie Cobb, Pam Scott and Kim Langford, all of Biggs, California and Robin Miller, of Gridley; eight grandsons; one granddaughter; one brother, Gene Cowee, of Biggs, California as well as many extended family members and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association in care of Affordable Mortuary who is handling the arrangements. You may send condolences online at www.affordablemortuary.net.