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“So sorry for your loss. I am also sorry I never got to come visit as we had planned along with Lyn as he was sick too and passed away November 23 of...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Dianna Larzik - Selinsgrove, PA

“My sincere condolences goes out to Randy, Joe, Kermit and all your families for your loss. Mrs. Betty was one of the finest women I have encountered...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Mr Richard Bruce Price - Poulan, GA

“I 'm so sorry for your loss and wanted to offer my condolecence to the family . Mrs Bettry was such a dear friend to me before and during the loss of...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Jeri Cox - Russelville, AR

“Kermit, Rowdy, and the family, I just learned of Aunt Betty's death. Aunt Betty was a sweet lady and always wore a smile. She was gentle and...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Pamela Marlar - Sheridan, AR

“she was one of a kind, i know of many people who benefitted from her kindness and giving of what she had, to help others. she will be greatly missed ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: delores lay - hector, AR - friend

“I am so sorry to hear about Ms. Sweet's passing. My heart goes out to all of the Sweets during this time. ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Lisa Altman - Dover, AR

“To all the Sweet Family: So very sorry to hear about Betty. She was a fine, lovely woman. Always enjoyed talking with her. May God Love, Bless &...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Carroll & Sharon Pickett - AR

“Betty was one of the sweetest, smartest and lovliest ladies I ever had the privilidge of knowing and working with. my prayers are with the family in...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: april dalrymple

“Kermit and family. I am so sorry to hear that Ms. Betty has past away. She was such a fine lady and will be missed by all that knew her. May God...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: David Dalrymple - Friend

“Kermit, I'm sorry for your loss. You and yours are in my prayers during this time. May your mother's soul rest in peace. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Jane Bujac

“I enjoyed the time I worked with Betty at the Sheriff's office. She was such a kind lady.... with a big smile. I know you will miss her so much! ...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Judy DuVall - Russellville, AR

“Mrs. Betty !So! Sweet will be missed. I will miss talking to her when I needed to find Kermit. My Radar connection is lost. My condolences to the...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Dave Jones - Friend

“I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was known as Ms. Betty to my son Scott and wife Tera. I met her a few times and I so appreciate the kindness...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Sharon Jackson - Sherwood, AR

“My sincerest condolences to Betty's family. I pray to God for her eternal rest. We will remembered for her kindness and for being such a good...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Jessy Ramirez - russellville, AR

“We will miss Betty very much. I know that Betty and my mom (Maggie Helen Frame/Findly) could always find something to get into. She was always a...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Wayne & Vickie (Frame) Ward

“I am so sorry for your loss and know thay you are in my prayers. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Bobby Adasm - Russellville, AR

“I have so many great memories of my visits with my "Arkansas Mom". What an awesome lady! Nobody made chocolate gravy like her! She will always be in...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Sheila Moore - Tulsa, OK - Niece

Betty Sue Sweet, 82, of Russellville, died Sunday, August 26, 2012, at the Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born June 12, 1930, at Russellville, to Preston Julius and Velma Ester Harris Brock. She worked at the Pope County Sheriff's Department for over 22 years, and retired as the dietitian.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved daughter, Yvonne Sue Sweet; a sister, Delois Bowden; and a brother, Charles Brock.
Survivors include three sons, Kermit Sweet of Russellville, Randy Sweet and his wife, Kim, of Houston, Texas, and Joe Sweet and his wife, Aimee, of Graniteville, South Carolina; eight grandchildren, Rowdy Sweet and his wife, Nicole, and Mandy Sweet Darter, all of Atkins, Kirby Leigh Sweet, Kelsey Anne Sweet, and Gracie Sue Sweet, all of Houston, and Lauren Sweet, Madison Sweet and Kayla Sweet, all of Graniteville; and three great-grandchildren, Parker Sweet, Lily Sweet and Alexandra (Ally) Darter, all of Atkins.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 1, 2012, at the Shinn Chapel, officiated by Chaplain Paul Northcutt. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park, by Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-1905.
The family will receive friends on Friday evening, from 5-6 p.m., at the funeral home.

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