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Carol Jo (Merriott) Swezey

April 23, 1952 ~ April 1, 2020 (age 67)


Carol Jo Merriott Swezey (1952-2020), 67 years old from Oldsmar Florida passed away on April 1, 2020 in Tampa Florida.  Carol was born to Donald and Shirley Merriott on April 23, 1952 in Kansas City, Kansas.  Carol was married to her husband of 48 years, Michael Swezey. 

Carol had an amazing career that started at Better Business Forms and then Carol went on to work for Morgan Stanley where she retired ten years ago, all while being a loving mother to her two sons Don and Bill. 

Carol was survived by her husband Michael, son Don, daughter- in- law Debbie, grandson Quinten, granddaughter Lexie Swezey, brother Russ Merriott, sister-in-law Sue Merriott and Sister Lisa Brush and brother-in-law Boomer Brush.  Brother in law’s Bill Swezey, Pat Swezey, Chris Swezey and sister-in-law Tina Swezey. In addition Carol was the fun loving aunt to 19 nieces and nephews and 24 great nieces and nephews and her 3 fur babies, Bella, Bandit and Harley.

Preceded in death are Carol’s parents Don and Shirley, her sister's Toni & Dona Jean, her son Bill, nephew Alex and brother-in-law, Tim.

Carol spent her time with her family especially her beloved grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Carol was very giving and would often be helping plan a wedding, a baby shower, or sew homemade Halloween costumes.  Carol could be found at the high school watching Lexie perform as a Color guard.   Carol was an avid animal lover, and loved being outside especially at the beach. 

Visitation will be at Holloway Funeral home located at 112 South Bayview Blvd, Oldsmar, Florida on Thursday, April 9th from 1PM-4PM. 

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Humane Society of Pinellas 3040 FL-590, Clearwater Florida 33759, or



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April 9, 2020

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Holloway Funeral Home, Inc.
112 South Bayview Blvd
Oldsmar, FL 34677

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