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Obit – Mrs. Nancy McCall

Mrs. Nancy McCall, age 90, a homemaker of the Defeated Creek Community, died peacefully at 6:27 p.m. Tuesday evening February 16, 2021 at Knollwood Manor in Lafayette where she had made her home since December 11, 2020.

Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon February 21st from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with her pastor, Eld. Jeff Patterson officiating. Following the 1 p.m. services burial was beside her husband in section five at the Defeated Creek Memorial Gardens.

She was one of four daughters and the third child born to the late George Esker Swann who died Feb 13, 1985 at the age of 86 and Mai C. Lankford Swann who died March 24, 1997 at the age of 87 and was born Nannie Bell Swann in Nashville on January 30, 1931.

All three of her sisters preceded her in death, Margaret Louise Swann Givens died May 6, 2005 at the age of 78, Mildred Pauline Swann Hackett died February 2, 2019 at the age of 90 and Doris Jean Swann Wood died June 14, 2019 at the age of 85.

Also preceding Mrs. McCall in death was a grandson, Bobby James “B. J.” Chaffin who died at the age of 25 in an automobile accident at the intersection of Highway 25 & 80 in the Tanglewood Community on February 8, 2008 and her son-in-law, Thomas Dwight “Tommy” Dixon who died at the age of 67 on July 4, 2013.

Mrs. McCall was united in marriage in Rossville, Georgia to Defeated Creek Community native Bobby Hugh McCall who died at the age of 65 on January 20, 1995.

She was a faithful and dedicated member of the Friendship Primitive Baptist Church in the Defeated Creek Community.

Surviving are her two daughters, Myra Kay McCall Dixon and Rita Fay McCall Chaffin and husband Doug all of the Defeated Creek Community; two grandchildren, Lisa Dixon Massey and husband Pat of the Elmwood Community, T. J. Dixon and wife Dr. Lindsey Petty Dixon of the Tanglewood Community; five great-grandchildren, Beth Massey Shoulders and husband John of the Pleasant Shade Community; Amanda Massey Therriault and husband Kyle of Lebanon, Madison Massey of the Elmwood Community, Ella Kay and Wyatt Andrew Dixon both of the Tanglewood Community; one great-great-granddaughter, Evee Kay Therriault of Lebanon,

The McCall family requests memorials to the Friendship Primitive Baptist Church.