Gladys Lanham Sweeney
Gladys Lanham Sweeney
  • January 23, 1933 - November 12, 2017
  • Lexington, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - Gladys L. Sweeney, 84, passed away on November 12, 2017 and now is with our beloved Lord Jesus.

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening.

Mrs. Sweeney was born January 23, 1933 in Charleston, West Virginia to Laura and Ollie Lanham. Gladys was a devoted member of Woodfield Park Baptist Church and Ruth’s Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the NCO Wives Club, Eastern Star Chapter 253, DAV and VFW 641.

Gladys loved life, her family and friends. She will be remembered as a social butterfly who loved to cook, dance, play cards, LCR and shopping.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Hugh James Sweeney; sisters, Louise Maroney, Joyce Washburn; brothers, John ”Jay” Lanham and Kenneth Lanham.

Survivors include her children, Debbie Bailey (Mark), Becky Bowman, and Laura Hendrix (Manuel); grandchildren, John (Emily) and Todd (Val) Carwell, Calvin and Jordan Hendrix, Meghan Woodard (J), Taylor French (Josh); nine great-grandchildren, Madison, Aiden, Carter, Darby, Hadleigh, Blakley, Campbell, Elm, Emersyn; a nephew, Tommy Washburn (Terri), their daughter Leslie and grandson, Caine and numerous extended family members.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Woodfield Park Baptist Church Benevolence Fund, 1834 Morninglo Lane, Columbia, SC 29223.

We would like to extend our thanks to Gladys’ special friends and the staff at Wellmore of Lexington.