By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support local journalism.
Vernon Steve Swan Jr., 76
OBIT - Swan.jpg

Mr. Vernon Steve Swan Jr., 76, of McMinnville died Tuesday, Jan. 11, at his residence. 

He was born May 29, 1945, in McMinnville, was a self-employed farmer, member of Central Church of Christ, and served his country with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. He was preceded in death by parents Vernon Steve and Evelyn Sanders Swan Sr., wife Betty Swan, and son Brian Swan.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law Stevie and Tonya Swan, grandchildren Chase and Danice Swan and Taylor Swan, one great-grandchild on the way, sisters Jacquelyn and Tom Herron and Debbie Elrod, brother and sister-in-law Jimmy and Suzanne Swan, half-brother Bobby Swan and half-sister Melba Jean Robertson. Other family members, many friends, and church family survive.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Ben Bailey and Bro. Cody Boston officiating. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. The Swan family will receive friends Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 14, 2022