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December 27, 1942 ~ February 21, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Geneva was born December 27, 1942, in Pender County, North Carolina to the late Gewel and Perfect Malloy. She was given the nickname "Honey" by her parents. Geneva graduated from Charity High School in Rose Hill, North Carolina. At the age of 21 she received the gift of the Holy Ghost.
On August 3, 1961, Geneva married James Swann, and to this union five children were born. Geneva became an Evangelist and First Lady Geneva Swann of Faith Tabernacle Church and Bethesda Holiness Church where her husband, the late Bishop James E. Swann was the pastor. After his death she began to write and publish Christian songs and poetry. In the year of 2003 she joined the family of Shiloh Apostolic Holiness Church where she was baptized in Jesus' name. Geneva served on the Missionary department, the Mother Board and as a reporter and writer for the Shiloh Bulletin Committee.
Geneva was preceded in death by her first-born son, her husband, her parents and two sisters and one brother.
She leaves to cherish her memories: two daughters, Sandra Swann of New Bern, North Carolina and Louise Ray of Jacksonville, North Carolina; two sons, James Andre Swann and Elder Joseph (Vanessa) Swann, all of Jacksonville, North Carolina; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Evangelist Mary Brown of Jacksonville, North Carolina; one brother, Jacob Malloy of New York.