Margaret A. (Hutchison) Swords

May 3, 1924 ~ December 11, 2023 (age 99) 99 Years Old
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Margaret Swords Obituary

Margaret Ann (Hutchison) Swords, 99, of Huron, passed away on December 11, 2023, at Admiral’s Pointe. She was born in Lima on May 3, 1924, and had been a resident of Huron since 1964.

She graduated from South High School and Northwestern School of Business, both in Lima. Margaret was a 50+ year member of First Presbyterian Church, Huron. She served as an elder, and member of the bell choir and Lydia Circle. She formerly served as an organist in Lima and Huron.

She was a past board member of the Huron Community Prayer Paths and Labyrinth, member of the Eastern Star, and member of the women’s golf league at Thunderbird Gold Course.

Margaret is survived by her son, Michael Swords of Mexico; daughters, Carol Ann (Kenneth) Kashian of Bloomington, IL, Linda (David) Claxton of Huron, Elaine (Danny) Majoy of Reynoldsburg, and Michelle (Ron) Byrley of Centerburg; 13 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; eight great great grandchildren; as well as her brother, David (Marty) Hutchison of Lima. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd, in 2004 after 58 years of marriage; daughter, Evelyn Miller; son, Gail Swords; daughter-in-law, Cora Sue Swords; parents, E. Gail and Lelah Hutchison; grandsons, Andrew Swords and Orion Byrley; and brothers, Robert, John, and Paul Hutchison.

Margaret loved playing puzzles, word games, and UPWORDS with her daughters and friends and took joy in winning most of the time.

Family and friends may call on Saturday, December 16, 2023, from 11:30 AM until time of service at 1 PM at First Presbyterian Church of Huron, 225 Williams St., 44839. Private family burial will take place.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, and the Huron Community Prayer Paths and Labyrinth, both of Huron.

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December 16, 2023

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Huron

Celebration of Life
December 16, 2023

1:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Huron


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