Sonya C. Swain, 81, of Alexandria, Virginia (formerly of Watkinsville, Georgia). Loving mother of Lori Ann Swain, the late Raymond David Swain Jr., and the late Nancy Jean Swain. Grandmother of Mark Elliot Swain of Athens, Georgia; niece of Mrs. Esther Brownstein of Williamsville, New York. In honor of Sonya's life, donations may be made to the Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo; 726 Exchange Street, Suite 525, Buffalo, NY 14210; Please note "Swain Family Fund" on check memo or for online donations visit https: //cfgbuffalo.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/create/fund?funit id=2493 . This Swain Family Fund was established several years ago with the intent of aiding Buffalo area animal rescue, domestic violence causes, and in support of those impacted by Huntington's Disease in the region. An interment of Sonya's ashes will be held at a later date.