Obit: Willard Sweeton

Obit: Willard Sweeton

January 11th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Willard Eugene Sweeton, 82, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at a local hospital.A native of Coalmont, Tenn., he was a life-long resident of the Chattanooga area.Willard was retired from Signal Mountain Cement Co. He was a Mason, a member of Hill City Lodge and a Shriner. Willard loved to dance and most of all he loved his family.He was preceded in death by his wife, Naomi Sweeton; a daughter, Dyana Sweeton; parents, Lawrence and Margie Burnette Sweeton; a brother, Raymond Sweeton; sister, Geraldine Sweeton; and by a brother and a sister who died in infancy.Survivors include a son, Danny (Kim) Sweeton; granddaughters, Christi Burger and Morgan Sweeton; grandsons, Roger, Ben and Taylor Sweeton; great-grandchildren Madison and Makensi Sweeton; sisters, Mabel (Ronnie) Scissom, Sue Woodlee and Leena May (Lewis) Brown and brothers, James (Alice) Sweeton, Harvey (Dorothy) Sweeton; and many nieces and nephews.The family would like to offer special thanks to the staff of The Bridge at South Pittsburg for their compassionate care.A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Chattanooga Memorial Park with Kent Kressenberg officiating.There will be no visitation at the Funeral Home.Arrangements by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Hwy 153, Hixson, TN. 37343. Please share your thoughts and condolences at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com


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