Kathryn Summerlin Swink, a retired teacher from the Cherokee County School System, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2009, after a lengthy illness. During her 31 years, she taught at Clayton Elementary, North Canton Elementary and Cherokee High School. She pioneered a unique teen development curriculum called Family Living, which she taught at Cherokee High until her retirement in 1984. She also sponsored the Allied Medical Careers Club. She was a long time member of the First Baptist Church Canton. Survivors include her husband, Pink Swink, Canton; sons, Carroll (Gloria) Swink, Allen (Linda) Swink and Barry Swink, all of Canton; daughter, Donna (Russ) McGowan, Canton; brother, Taylor (Janette) Summerlin, Roopville, GA; 5 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. South Canton Funeral Home & Chapel, 3147 Marietta Hwy., Canton, GA 30114 (770) 479-3377. For details please call the obituary line (770) 704-5920.