CHARLESTON -- Rena Mae Swope, 76, died April 12, 2006, at her home.
Born March 2, 1930, in Clarkton, daughter of the late Larkin and Lillie Mae Ralston Swope, she was a former member of the New Promise Land Church in Chicago.
Survivors include: one niece, Dorothy Strong of Evanston, Ill.; and great-
nieces and nephews whom she raised, Travis Stanback, Orrice Stanback, Keith Stanback, Tycie Stanback, Sarah Stanback, Ronica Stanback, Danielle Stanback, Brittany Stanback, Valerie Woods, Laterika Woods and Arquilla Ward of Charleston and Thomas Stanback of Nashville, Tenn.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
Visitation is scheduled from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Bowden Civic Center in Charleston. The Rev. Lester Williams will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.
Williams Funeral Home of Charleston is in charge of arrangements.