Tony Terrell Swopes

May 11, 1970 ~ September 2, 2019 (age 49)
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Graveside Service for Mr. Tony T. Swopes, 49 of Decatur, AL will be 11:00 am Saturday at Sterrs Cemetery with the Reverend Vicki Mayberry officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6-7 at Reynolds Funeral Home.

Tony was born May 11, 1970 in Decatur, AL to Dorothy Garrett Swopes and the late George Swopes Sr.  He departed this life on September 2, 2019 at his residence. He confessed a hope in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at an early age and joined Wayman Chapel AME Church.

Tony graduated from Austin High School.  He was employed for many years at Copeland Corporation as an operator until it closed down and later was employed by Intergraph. 

He was preceded in death by his father, George Swopes Sr., sisters; Georgia Mae Swopes and Lendia Swopes, brothers; the Reverend John Michael Owens and Todd Randall Swopes.

He is survived by: his children, Chelsy Armstrong of Moulton, Tone’ Swopes, Terika Swopes, Jaylan Brown, Tyra Swopes and Trniti Lynch all of Decatur; his mother, Dorothy Swopes;  brothers: George Swoopes Jr., Lawrence Swopes , Jeffery Swopes  (Sharon), and Darrick Swopes  (Rekita) all of Decatur, Buster Swoopes (Willie), Lawton, OK, and Gregory Swopes of  Baltimore, MD; sisters: Mattie Burks (Robert), Joyce Oliver, Regina Swopes , Sharon Armstead (Dennis), Sebrina Smith all of Decatur, and  LaTanya Davis (Mario) of Hillsboro,  Jacklen Robinson (Leonard), Brentwood, TN and Celia Cotten, Severn, MD; one special sister, Carol Watkins of Decatur.

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