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Melanie Swinney (May)

April 14, 1949 — May 25, 2019

Melanie Swinney, 70, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019, at her residence.

She was born to Harold George and Mary Arlene (Neville) May on April 14, 1949 in Denver, Colorado.

Melanie and Ronnie Calvin Swinney were married on October 20, 1968 in Denver, CO. They recently celebrated their 50 year anniversary. He preceded her in death on February 25, 2019.

Melanie loved and enjoyed her family. Melanie enjoyed crafts, quilting, gardening and reading books. She was a talented artist. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi-Delta Lambda Sorority.

Survivors include a son, Dustyn Lynn Swinney, Manhattan, KS.; a step-daughter, Marta Coffin-Swinney, Oceanside, CA.; a brother, Daniel May & wife Stacey, Denver, CO.; three brothers- in- law, Bob Swinney, Odessa, TX., Don Swinney and wife Connie, Elk City, OK., Glen Hall, Sulphur Springs, Texas; sister- in- law, Carol Swinney, Hugoton, KS and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Melanie was preceded in death by her parents; two children, Thad Swinney Karissa Swinney; brother-in -law, Wendall Swinney and sister-in- law, Mary Yvonne Hall.

Memorial has been established for Pheasant Heaven Charities. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home, PO Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.

Graveside service will be held Saturday, June 1, 2019, 1 PM at Hugoton Cemetery, Hugoton, KS.

Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, June 1 2019, 1:30 PM at Forewinds Golf Club House, Hugoton, KS.

Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton is in charge of arrangements.
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, June 1, 2019

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Hugoton Cemetery

, Hugoton, KS 67951

Celebration of Life to follow at Forewinds Golf Course, Hugoton at 1:30 PM.

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