Reverend Levern Swain, Pastor of Koinonia Missionary Baptist Church, exchanged time for eternity on February 8, 2022. His life and legacy have and will continue to have great impacts on so many for generations to come. He was preceded in death by son Levern Jr. He leaves to cherish his memories his beautiful and devoted wife Lady Sulretha Swain of Gary, Indiana; daughters Linda McGurie of North Little Rock, Arkansas; Glenda (Mitchell) Hambrick of Tracy, California; Tanya (Clinton) Pace of North Little Rock, Arkansas; Ishelia (Pastor Ronald) Alexander, Takeisha (Reverend Lyndon) Lambert and Rasheedah (Clyde) Roby all of Rockford, Illinois; 7 grandchildren Baron , Nicholas, Artis, Antwoine, Crystal, Keon and Trinity; 8 great grandchildren; 2 brothers Augustus Swain and Eddie Swain and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends including those of the late Reverend Clint F. and Emma Watson. Visitation Friday, February 18, 2022, from 12 noon- 8:00 p.m. with family hour from 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. with funeral service Saturday, February 19, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. all services at Koinonia Missionary Baptist Church 510 West 13th Avenue Gary, Indiana. Rev. Ronald G. Alexander of Hope Fellowship Church in Rockford, IL and Rev. Tommie Johnson of Koinonia Baptist Church in Gary, Indiana officiating. Reverend Isaiah Murry of New Vision Baptist in Gary, Indiana eulogist.
Published by Post-Tribune from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2022.