Irma Sweeney Rotton Edwards
Funeral Date: 4/10/2013

Irma Sweeney Rotton Edwards, age 90, of Warren, AR. died Saturday April 6, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born February 13, 1923 in Bradley County, AR. a daughter of the late Claude Sweeney, SR. and Georgia Langston Sweeney she was a homemaker and a member of Antioch Baptist Church. Also, preceding her in death was a spouse V.M. Rotton who died May 31, 1986; a daughter Peggy Reyes; brothers Jack Sweeney, Sidney Sweeney, James Harrell Sweeney; sisters Verna Sweeney, Nell Hardin; grandson John Huitt; great granddaughter Heather Vancena. Survivors are her husband Billy Edwards. 1 son Bobby Rotton, Clermont, FL., 2 daughters Shirley Vancena, Old Union, AR., Phyllis Upshaw, Greenville, MS. 1 brother Claude Sweeney, JR., Hermitage, AR., 2 sisters Emily Booker, Hermitage, AR., Jo Noland, Memphis, TN. 8 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and a lifelong friend Ruby Beasley of Sumpter, AR. Funeral services were 4:00 p.m. Wednesday April 10, at Antioch Baptist Church near Hermitage, AR. with Rev. Don Smith and Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Musicians were Nina Harrod and Nita Veasey Burial was in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Joe Huitt, Sr., U.S. Army Sergeant Ryan C. Rotton, Patrick Rotton, Rich Wakefield, Ryan Wisener, Cody Wakefield and Joe Huitt, Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Dennis Vancena and Randy Edwards.



Name: David and Patty Hays Grice
Message: We're so sorry for the lost of Mrs. Irma . She was a very sweet lady and will be missed by all. Prayers for the family.

Name: Debbie Richards Wilson
Message: I was so sorry to hear of Mrs. Irma's passing. She was such a nice lady, your family will be in my thought and prayers.

Name: Barbara & Thomas Rice
Message: Phyllis, Shirley, Mr. Bill and family, our heartfelt thoughts and sympathy go out to you in the passing of Mrs. Irma. She was such a sweet lady and we thought so much of her, she will be missed by all the community.

Name: Katrina Baker
Message: Praying for God to put His arms around you in this time of sorrow.

Name: Johnnie Evans
Message: I will miss my sweet friend who loved flowers.She will be gathering flowers in a better land. She will be in God's country with a garden of her own. But we will meet again when God gathers flowers come spring. I will always love you Irma Edwards.

Name: Herman Hines
Message: Bill I am so sorry to learn of Mrs Irma's passing, She was such a fine Lady, wish I had visited more, I am so sorry Bill, if there is something I can do please let Me know. You and the Family are in My prayers.

Name: Johnnie Evans
Message: My prayers and thoughts are with you Bill and Leah and Randy and Phyllis and all of the family. So sorry for your loss.

Name: Bert & Pam
Message: Bill, so sorry to hear of Mrs. Irma's passing away. You and all the family are in our prayers. God Bless you all.

Name: Jacqualin McDougald Johnson
Message: Thinking of all of you.

Name: Robert & Marleyne (Baker) Barnes
Message: Shirley & all the Family we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Our prayers will be with you all during this time of loss.

Name: Melinda, Eva & Jennifer Murphy
Message: Mr.Bill,so sorry to hear about your wife. Please know that she is in heaven with the angels. Your family is in our prayers.

Name: Martha Posey
Message: My prayers are with the family; Deepest sympathy to everyone!