2993. Jack Ralph Swall was born on 21 February 1914 in Montana.181,1243 He died on 17 August 1997 at the age of 83 in Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico.181 On his World War II Army Enlistment John R. Swall states he was born in 1914, in Montana. Enlistment date was 1 April 1942 at Missoula. His grade was private. He has had 4 years of high school. His civil occupation was Bandsman, Obe or Parts Clerk, Automobile. His marital status was married.
Jack Ralph Swall and Billie Royal were married in 1940 in Great Falls, Cascade Co., Montana.1244 They1244 were divorced in Unknown. Billie Royal was born on 20 November 1916 in Philipsburg, Granite Co., Montana.1244 She died on 13 April 2003 at the age of 86 in Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico.1244 Swall -- Billie Royal Swall, a resident of Albuquerque for 46 years, died on Sunday, April 13, 2003. She was born in Philipsburg, MT, on November 20, 1916 to William Watt Royal and Anna Christina Ley Royal. After attending Drummond High School, she went on to Montana Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing and graduated with an RN in 1938. She and Jack Ralph Swall were married in 1940 in Great Falls, MT. Before divorcing, they had two children, Heather who died in 1993 and Judith. Billie is survived by two granddaughters and their husbands, Sara Christine Vogel and Sean Vogel and Katherine Royal Webb and Mathew Webb; her triplet great-granddaughters, Hannah Rose, Layna Royal, and Anica Taylor Webb survive her, too. Since they were born on April 17, 2003, they did not get to meet their great-grandmother. Also surviving are her sisters, Dorothy Royal Betts and Helen Royal Kanan, both of Albuquerque and two nephews, William Royal Betts and John Owen Betts. Billie was a nurse for several Albuquerque doctors including Wilkinson, Simms and Floyd and Burris and Cornish. Billie will be remembered by all who knew her as a very strong woman who survived many losses and illnesses. She recalled taking a train by herself to Missoula when she was only 17 to have an appendectomy. She was a caring person and a good friend to many. A member of Central Methodist Church for over 40 years, her Memorial Service will be held there at 3:00 o'clock p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2003 In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Enlace or to a program which assists homeless families. Published in the Albuquerque Journal, Thursday April 24, 2003.
Jack Ralph Swall and Billie Royal had the following children: