News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 23, 2013

Betty Cox Swiger


TERRE HAUTE — Betty Cox Swiger, 69, of Terre Haute, passed away May 20, 2013, in Union Hospital’s emergency room. She was born Feb. 3, 1944, in Terre Haute, to David E. and Mary L. (Green) Cox.  They have preceded her in death. Betty was a retired machine operator catcher for Multi Packaging Solutions (formerly Ivy Hill Packaging).  

She is survived by a daughter, Paula Church and husband John; a son, Mike Swiger and wife Michelle; her former husband, Paul Swiger; a brother, Clifford Cox and his longtime companion Nancy Kirby; stepbrothers and stepsister, Michael Earley and wife Bernie, and Sharon Cooper and husband Tom, Gilbert Davis and Jimmy Davis;  two grandchildren, Nathan Church and Lauren Church; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She also was preceded in death by brothers, Ted Winfield, Samuel Lowell, and William Davis.  

She was an avid reader and movie buff. She also was active with Weight Watchers in the Meadows.

 Funeral services will be Friday in DeBaun Springhill Chapel, at 1 p.m., with Billy Henry officiating. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Calling will be on Friday from 11:30 a.m. until service time. Online condolences may be offered at: