She was born March 20, 1924 in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania to the late Martin Van Buren Kyttle and Emily Brown Kyttle. She worked cleaning the First National Bank at Cove for 28 years, was a loving and kind caretaker for the elderly, loved gardening, growing houseplants and being a homemaker to her family.
She is survived by son, Kenny Swank of Mena, Arkansas; daughters, Coral Sue White and husband Bill of Prescott, Arkansas, Lucy Jane DeWoody and husband Darrell of Tucson, Arizona; sisters, Mrtyle Gensel of Pennsylvania, Minnie Moss of Pennsylvania; thirteen grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, and several great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Martin Van Buren and Emily Brown Kyttle; first husband Wheeler Swank and second husband Joseph Pinhack; brothers, Steve Randall, Bill Kyttle, Abner Kyttle, Ira Kyttle, Clifford Kyttle, Olen Kyttle; sisters, Mildred, Natalie, Vida; and sons, Dave Swank, Don Swank, and Willard Swank.
Funeral services will be Saturday, January 31, 2015, 10:00 a.m., at Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Nathan Crouch officiating. Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Family and friends visitation will be Friday, January 30, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.