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Sharon Ann Swords,

Sharon Ann Swords, 74, of Medina, formerly of Racine, died Friday, May 20, 2022, at Sanctuary Nursing Hospice in Wadsworth, Ohio. She was born February 29, 1948, to the late Paul Elmer and Effie Ann Baker Richards in Elyria, Ohio. Along with her parents, Sharon is preceded in death by her husband, Everett Swords, who she married July 26, 1979.

Sharon was a nurse and spent her life caring for others, as well as her loving family that she cherished.

She is survived by 3 sons, Everett Dale (Kim) Swords, Chris (Kitty) Brandal, Joseph (Debra) Brandal; 2 daughters, Rosanne (Dennis) Craig and Anna (Eric) Lohr; several grandchildren, Dale Swords Jr., Daryl Swords, Brownlow Nelson Jr., Nicolette Paslawski, Shelby Nelson-Fehn, Storm Nelson, Dennis Craig Jr., Julianne Craig, Britney Smitley, Jonathon Reynolds, Ashley Fisher, Ronnie Brandal, Galen Brandal, Hannah Holmes, and Lauren Brandal; a brother, Paul Richards; 14 great-grandchildren, and many others that will greatly miss her.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth with Anthony Hoffer officiating and interment in Worley’s Run to follow at a later date.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday starting at 12:00 PM. Condolences may be sent to


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