Mildred Spruill Swain

Mildred Spruill Swain, age 89, of Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation. Born in Roper, NC on January 5, 1931 to the late Arthur Spruill and Pearl Craddock Spruill, she was the widow of Wilmer “Bill” Swain. A cosmetologist by trade, she worked at Overman & Stevenson Pharmacy for many years before retiring. She truly cherished working there. Mildred graciously assisted patrons of the Pharmacy and those precious memories of her time at Overman & Stevenson sustained her throughout the years. She expressed gratitude for Paul Stevenson as her very kind and honorable employer.

She is survived by her daughters, Sharon Swain Long and Sylvia Swain Meads, both of Elizabeth City, NC; and a son, Robert Swain of Shiloh, NC.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Swain family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at