Cumberland Times-News


February 5, 2013

MARTHA M. SWICK [Broadway, Va.]

BROADWAY, Va. — Martha Moyers Swick, 87, of Broadway, Va., died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Life Care Center of New Market.

She was born April 5, 1925, in Rockingham County, and was a daughter of the late Daniel H. and Ida Kline Moyers. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Allen Moyers and Weldon Kline Moyers and one sister, Lillian Yoder.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of Linville Creek United Methodist Church and a member of the Women’s Fellowship.

On April 6, 1947, she married George Elwood Swick, who preceded her in death Dec. 30, 1978.

She is survived by her daughter, Ann S. Light and husband Dan, of Pinto; three grandchildren, Nathan Light and wife Jen, Mark Light and wife Chrissy and Rachel Staggs and husband R.J.; four great-grandchildren, Samantha Snyder, Kyler Baker, Ashlynn Light and Rylee Staggs; one sister, Joyce Moyers, of Harrisonburg; one brother, Clarence Moyers and wife Elizabeth, of Harrisonburg; a number of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Linville Creek Church of the Brethren, Broadway, with the Rev. Elaine Hartman McGann and the Rev. Paul Roth officiating.   

Burial will be private.

The casket will be closed.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

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