SWAFFORD, Willie Noel Mathew Sr. March 18, 2013, age 88 of Nashville. Preceded in death by his wife, Sue Ann Swafford; son, Richard M. Swafford; brother, James Swafford; sister, Geneva French. survived by his children, Alice Faye Dennis, Frances Sue Wood, Willie (Sharon) Swafford, Jr., Cecilia Dianne (Roland) Cannon, Vickie (Richard) Farliss, Terrie Lee Swafford; sixteen grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Swafford served in the United States Air Force during WWII. Armorer of the 406th group of the 514 Fighter Squadron; Served in Omaha Beach and Battle of the Buldge; stationed at Ashford-Kent in England . He was a self employed sign painter. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville Wednesday from 2-8pm. Chapel service will be Thursday March 21, at 2pm with visitation one hour prior to service time. Interment Beech Cemetery. For those desiring, donations may be made to Alive Hospice, Byram's Chapel Church, or Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund.