Verna Lee Sweeney Obituary:
Funeral Date: 6/23/2006
Verna Lee Sweeney age 81,of Hermitage, Ark. died Tuesday, June 20, at Wagnon Place Nursing Center. She was born January 22, 1925 in Hermitage, Ark. a daughter of the late Claude Sweeney and Georgia Langston Sweeney. She was a retired poultry farmer, a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Gravelridge and a graduate of Hermitage Public Schools. She is survived by 2 brothers Claude Sweeney, Jr. and James H. Sweeney both of Hermitage, Ark; 4 sisters Emily Booker and Irma Rotton Edwards both of Hermitage, Ark.; Jo Noland, Memphis, Tenn.; and Nell Hardin, Gilbert, Arkansas. Also a host of nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by 2 brothers Jack Sweeney and Sidney Sweeney. Funeral services were 10:00am Friday, June 23, at Antioch Baptist Church by Reverend Buddy Burton. Susie Wolfe was the musician. Burial in Gravelridge Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Bobby Thurman, Scotty Ferrell, Mike Wilkerson, Sambo Smith, Steven Temple and Kenny Wayne Harcrow.