Shelby Jean Swords Deal, 82, of Cuthbert, GA passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2022, in the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, March 17, 2022, at 2:00 PM in the Cuthbert First Baptist Church with Dr. Ben McFather officiating. Interment will be conducted at 4:00 PM in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Arlington, GA. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until funeral time in the church.
Mrs. Deal was born on December 16, 1939, in Early Co. the daughter of the late Charlie Cecil and Myrtice Dykes Swords. She was a Homemaker, a graduate of Damascus High School and a member of the Cuthbert First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, James Edward “Ed” Deal.
Survivors include 2 sons, Glen (Cheryl) Deal of Vero Beach, FL and Jerome (Donna) Deal of Cordele, a brother, Jimmy Swords and 3 grandchildren, Melissa, Stephen and Jonathan Deal.
Memorials may be made to the Cuthbert First Baptist Church P. O. Box 274 Cuthbert, GA 39840.
LUNSFORD FUNERAL HOME
CUTHBERT, GA 229/732-2148