Ginger Swartz, age 65 of Denniston, passed away Saturday, June 11 at the University of Kentucky Hospital after a brief illness. She was born on February 18, 1957 in Montgomery County to the late Frank Perry Thompson and Geneva Perkins Thompson. Ginger was a retired investigator for the Inspector General's Office. She then went on to work and retire as a detective for the Menifee County Sheriff's Department. Ginger was a graduate from Bath County High School class of 1975. While attending high school, she was also a member of the first Bath County Ladycats Basketball team. Ginger had a fun, loving personality. She fought hard, loved hard and always let you know what she thought. She adored her family, friends and her dogs. Her wonderful smile and loving heart will forever be missed by all that knew and loved her.
She is survived by son, Brandon Cline of Owingsville; one brother, Perry Thompson and his wife, Mary Ann of Morehead; three sisters, Kathy Williams and her husband, Gyles of Lexington, Debbie Bailey Collins of Troy, Ohio and Phyllis Bailey Crutchfield of Hope: one niece, Frankie Hosbrook and her husband, Rob of Troy, Ohio; two nephews, Tyler Williams and his wife, Tiffany of Lexington; Kristopher Collins and his wife Ashley of Urbana, Ohio; several nieces and nephews from the Cline family; several great nieces, nephews, family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two nephews, Donovan Chapel and Gary Brent Williams.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Menifee County Animal Shelter.
Richardson Funeral Home is caring for all arrangements for Ms. Ginger Swartz.