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Dennis A. Swearingin

August 13, 1980 ~ July 25, 2021 (age 40)



Dennis A.  Swearingin – age of rural Altamont, MO passed away Sunday morning, July 25th, 2021 at his home. Dennis was born on August 13th, 1980, the son of David Swearingin and Kandace Cridlebaugh in Glendale, CA.  He worked as a farm laborer.  Dennis enjoyed fishing. 

Dennis was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Floyd and Bernice Swearingin; maternal grandmother, Lavonne Cridlebaugh and a brother, David Swearingin, Jr.  Survivors include: maternal grandfather, Kenneth Cridlebaugh; father, David (Darlene) Swearingin of Tucson, AZ; mother, Kandace (Dave) Bortz of Winslow, AZ; sister, Crystal (Mike) Romero of Flagstaff, AZ;  children, Natalie Bedford-Swearingin, Cole Bedford and Hudson; step-children, Chasity Nicole James, Ashley Lynn Cromer and Ethan Ray Rhoades; Aunt Sylvia Swearingin and niece Mary Swearingin  several nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family members also survive. 

No services will be held at this time. Cremation arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin, MO. (660) 663-2117. Online guestbook at

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