Patricia Ann Swain Folmar, 85, of Edna, and formerly of Boling, passed away at her residence in Edna, on Jan. 2, 2021. She was born July 28, 1935 in Gallipolis, Ohio to the late Charles Swain and Elsie Bragg Swain.

Patricia worked as a substitute teacher. She was married to Dan Richard Folmar, Sr. on July 29, 1954 and he preceded her in death in 2010. Patricia was a Christian woman. She loved to fish, eat, shop, dance, swim, attend sporting events, and play cards. She enjoyed being around people and loved to go out. She was known for the funny stories of her childhood, although you may have heard them many times, she always made you laugh. 

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her sisters Nancy Swain, Linda Swain, and Martha Robey; brothers Richard, Clark, Robert, and James Madison Swain.

She is survived by her sons: Dan Richard Folmar, Jr. and partner Diane Fields of Benton, Ark., James Madison Folmar and wife Bonnie of Rosenberg, and Larry Glenn Folmar and wife Carrie of Edna; brother Charles Swain, Jr.; grandchildren: Cody Ryan Folmar, Aubrie Nykole Torquemeda and husband Kyle, Kendan Kyle Folmar and wife Kelsey, Blake Cameron Folmar and wife Kyndir, Drew Michael Folmar, Emily Ann Folmar, Sandra Renee Click and husband Brad, and Jacklyn Annette Lundstom and husband Stephen; great-grandchildren: Eleanor Jane Folmar, Kyndzee Rae Folmar, Kambree Mae Folmar, and Emma Kate Lundstrom.

Visitation was on Tuesday, Jan. 5 from 5-7 p.m. at Wharton Funeral Home. A funeral service will be on Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 2 p.m. at El Campo Church of Christ with the Rev. John McCord officiating. A burial will follow at Roselawn Cemetery in Van Vleck.

Funeral services are under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at


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