Vernie Mae Flowers McSwain, 89, of Gastonia died January 23, 2014 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia. Ms. McSwain was born March 25, 1924 in Gaston County to the late Jessie and Rosa Dellinger Flowers. She is preceded in death by her husband Clyde McSwain. Daughter, Betty Moses. Grandson, Anthony Williams and son-in-laws, Donnie Melton, Billy Harris and Roy Steele.
Survivors include her daughters, Teresa Melton, Patsy Holcomb(Ralph), Sandra Harris and Peggy Steele and a son Edward Prorock(Carolyn). 7 grand, 20 great and 8 great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday Jan. 29 at Calvery Baptist Church, 2929 Cherokee Ave., Gaffney, SC with Rev. David Price officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain Rest Cemetery in Kings Mt., NC. The family will receive friends at the daughters home at 308 Alma St, Gaffney, SC. Monday and Tuesday at various times.