Funeral plans set for mobile home fire victims

Funeral service will be held Wednesday morning

By Chris Robbins - Producer
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - News4Jax has learned that the Fowler family has made plans to say final goodbyes to the children and grandmother killed in a mobile home fire.

A viewing for Shelia Swearingen, 53, and her three grandchildren, Richard "Bubba" and his two sisters, Rachel and Janet, will be held Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at the Hardage-Giddens funeral home on Normandy Boulevard.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

A fourth child, Hattie, was treated for injuries and is now out of the hospital.

Their parents were both in jail in separate cases at the time of the fire.

A charity car wash was held Friday at Sei Bella Salon, and hundreds of cars came through. The event raised $3,170, and many people dropped donation items by the location as well.

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The volunteers behind the fundraiser were working very hard and said it's a tight-knit community where everyone has each other's back. They said they're making sure the family does not go through this tragedy alone.

People wanting to help came from all over. Many got their cars washed at the salon blocks away from where the fire was. Others came just to donate or bring cards and much-needed supplies.

Funeral expenses donation account at EverBank: 0010021914
Routing No. 063092110

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