Thelma Sword

Thelma “Toots” (Haynes) Sword, 86, Greenfield, died on Friday July 15, 2016, in Indianapolis. Born on April 22, 1930, in Jonesville, Va. to James Arthur and Sally Elizabeth (Pendergraph) Haynes.

Survivors include her sons, Gary Sword (Cindy) and Wayne Sword (Judith); daughters, Susan Herd (Thomas) of Greenfield and Terri Marcum of Indianapolis; ten grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; sisters, Louise Rutherford (Bill) and Judy Hines.

Preceded in the death by her parents; husband, Vincent Sword; daughter, Wilma Chapman; sisters, Ruth, Hattie, Barbara; and brothers, Tom, Bob and Peewee.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, at Bell Mortuary and Crematory, Shangrila Chapel, 1444 West US Hwy 52, Fountaintown, IN. Graveside Service Entombment will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 21, at Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis, with Rev. Gary Pitcock Officiating.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to the Fellowship Baptist Church, 3851 East New York St, Indianapolis, IN.

Arrangements handled by Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel.

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