Tuesday, May 23, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews || Updated: 3/24/17
Funeral services for Maywood native Rachelle Swanston, who died on Friday from natural causes, will be held on Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., and 11 a.m. until 12 p.m., at Second Baptist Church, 436 S. 13th Ave. in Maywood.
Swanston’s visitation will take place on Friday, May 26, 3 p.m. until 8 p.m., at Wallace Funeral Home, 2020 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Broadview.
Swanston was the daughter of the late Venida Perkins, Maywood’s first African American village clerk, and Clinton Perkins Sr. She is survived by one daughter, three grandchildren, five sisters, one brother and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. VFP