Martha Jane (Fitzpatrick) Sweet

February 29, 1936 ~ January 6, 2021 (age 84)


MARTHA JANE SWEET, 84, of Benton passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at the Herrin Hospital.

She was born in Franklin County, IL on Feb. 29, 1936, the daughter of Charlie & Dealie (Davis) Fitzpatrick.

She married John William Sweet Sr. on April 7, 1957, and he preceded her in death on May 20, 2004.

Mrs. Sweet is survived by her:

Daughter: Marti Willis & husband Jim of Benton

Son: John William Sweet Jr. & wife Jo of Christopher

6 Grandchildren: Sean Eubanks & fiancée Maggie of Dix

Holly Queen & husband Abijah of Pinckneyville

Mat Miller & wife Sarah of Herrin

Stephanie Brace & husband Aaron of Christopher

Joni Utlaut & husband Jason of Sesser

John David Sweet & wife Jennifer of Madrid, IA

13 GreatGrandchildren

Siblings: Bob Fitzpatrick & wife Brenda

Donnie Fitzpatrick & wife Barb

Larry Fitzpatrick & wife Robin

Rose Bushue & husband Harvey

John Fitzpatrick & wife Pam

Rick Fitzpatrick & wife Mary

David Fitzpatrick & wife Andrea

3 Sisters-in-law: Rosemary Fitzpatrick

Joyce Hill

Lynn Fitzpatrick

Mrs. Sweet was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband,son-Rodger, 2 infant brothers-Leonard Leroy Fitzpatrick & Arthur Lee Fitzpatrick, brothers-Bill, Jack, George, Chuck & Dennis, and by 2 sisters-Etta Lance & Monie Veal.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

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