Dorothy Krause Swanner 

June 6, 1927 –

July 11, 2013

Dorothy Krause Swanner, 86, born June 6, 1927 in Falls County, Texas to John T. and Tillie Krause, answered the Master’s call July 11, 2013 at home with her family. She married C.B. Swanner on Dec. 10, 1946 in Robinson, Texas and they enjoyed 67 years together.

Mrs. Swanner was a member of the Cowboy Church of Ellis County. She was a prayer warrior and mentor for their Celebrate Recovery Ministry and Grief Share program. She was a spiritual mentor to many and touched countless lives. She will be missed by many. Family and church were her life, always involved in church and loved Jesus Christ.

She is survived by her husband C.B. Swanner Jr.; three sons, Marvin Swanner, Mark

Swanner and Charlie Swanner and his wife, Rhonda, all of Waxahachie; one daughter, Donna Johnson and her husband, John of Waxahachie; daughter-in-law, Glynna Swanner; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren plus one on the way.

She was preceded in death by her second son, Roy Swanner, and her parents.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral.

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at the Cowboy Church of Ellis County, 2374 W. Hwy. 287 By-Pass, Waxahachie, with Gary Morgan officiating. Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery with Chris Maddox officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.