Cheryl Floyd Swan

Published 9:38 pm Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Cheryl Floyd Swan passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday morning, Feb. 19, 2020, at her residence.

 She was born Aug. 10, 1954, in Vicksburg, a daughter of the late William Franklin Floyd and Flora Mae Floyd.

 Cheryl was also preceded in death by her brother, Donald Franklin Floyd.

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 Cheryl was a loving mother, grandmother and loyal friend. She was known for her infectious smile and ability to make others laugh. She enjoyed arts, crafts and spending time with her friends and family.

Cheryl taught school for over 35 years. She was a dedicated teacher with a true passion for helping children develop an appreciation for learning by making school fun.

Cheryl is survived by two daughters, Healy Swan Noblin and husband Jeff, Mary Swan Monteleone and husband Josh; one son, Daniel Joseph Swan IV; two grandchildren, Josephine Mae Monteleone, 8, and Lena Swan Monteleone, 6; and one brother Ronald William Floyd.  She also leaves many friends who will sadly miss her.

 A visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. with services to follow Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Fisher-Riles Funeral Home, 1830 Cherry St.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to MD Anderson Cancer Center (www.mdanderson.org/donors-volunteers/donate/honor-loved-ones.html).