Visitation Information:

Tues: 8/13/2019 2-4pm & 6-8pmMemorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery
4121 Falcon Parkway Flowery Branch, GA 30542

Service Information:

August 14th, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery
4121 Falcon Parkway Flowery Branch, GA 30542

Mrs. Madeline Vickers Sward, 80

~~Mrs. Madeline Vickers Sward, age 80, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by her family.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 14, 2019 in the Chapel of Memorial Park South Funeral Home with interment following at Memorial Park South Cemetery.  Rev. Stacy Phillips and Rev. Ted Williams will officiate.  The family will receive friends 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Memorial Park South Funeral Home.

Mrs. Sward was born December 14, 1938 to the late John McCoy & Elizabeth Kidd Vickers in Flowery Branch.  She was a member of Chattahoochee Baptist Church.

Mrs. Sward is survived by her husband of 61 years, Aristide “A.J.” Sward of Flowery Branch; son, Ron Sward of Oakwood; daughter & son-in-law, Faith & Chad Barnes of Flowery Branch; grandchildren, Alayna Barnes, Bella Barnes, Charleigh Barnes, Tanya Hays, Christy Pritchet and Jody Parks; brother & sister-in-law, David & Sandra Vickers of Flowery Branch; brother, Kerry Vickers of Cleveland; sisters, Billie Phillips of Flowery Branch and Mary Leckie of Flowery Branch; and several nieces & nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Benny Vickers, Jerry Vickers and Roger Vickers.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gideons International, Hall County South Camp, PO Box 603, Oakwood, GA  30566,

Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Georgia  30542 is in charge of arrangements.  Send on-line condolences to

Condolences 11
Susie Smith 2019-08-11 12:18:23
Faith, So sorry for your loss. She a sweet lady . If you need anything text r call me. Love to you and family.
Scott & Deneen 2019-08-11 12:30:48
So sorry to hear about your mother I lost my mom in 1990 at 46 years old. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Sue Brooks 2019-08-11 17:34:17
I am brokenhearted. She treated me like one of her own, and she lived the example Jesus Christ set for us. Today, heaven is a more beautiful place, and we have lost a remarkable woman.
Sharon/Sammy Brown 2019-08-12 13:30:13
So sorry, Faith and all your family. We loved her. Praise God, we know she is with the Lord
Kevin and Louise Watson 2019-08-12 18:23:31
Prayers for you and your family at this time. Y'all are in our prayers💔
Ann Jones 2019-08-13 00:03:31
My sincere condolences and deepest sympathies to all of the family. Madeline was a special lady.
Tracy Passmore 2019-08-13 06:39:34
Faith-May God bless and keep you and your family during this time of loss. May He give you peace and understanding. Love you.
Darlene Nodecker 2019-08-13 07:42:10
So sorry Faith,may the Lord bless and keep you and your family.
Holly Reynolds 2019-08-13 10:21:10
Love to and prayers for you all!
Skip & Renee & Charli Head 2019-08-13 18:48:37
Boots, Ron & Faith. We are so sorry to hear that Madeline has passed. She was a very special lady. Madeline was my mother's cousin & best friend growing up together. Please accept our condolences & prayers during this time. We all know that she is laughing & smiling in heaven with her family & friends!
Craigsummitt 2019-08-13 19:00:07
Faith , Boots , and Ron praying for all of y’all, loved your mom , her and Iris will be talking away in Heaven.
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