Ruth Sweat

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Ruth Mae Williams Sweatt, born Dec. 9, 1923, in Red Level, died on Thurs., Feb.11, 2010, in a local hospital. She was 86 years old.
Funeral services were held Sun., Feb. 14, from Foreman Funeral Home chapel. Interment followed in the Fairmount Cemetery with the Rev. Drexel Copeland and Dr. Fred Karthaus officiating. Music was provided by Kristen Wells Wiggins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kirby Williams Sweatt; her parents, William Riley Williams and Ella Grae Spivey Williams; her son, William Charles Sweatt; a brother, James Riley Williams; and a sister, Lois Woodard.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara Sue and Ralph Wells of Andalusia; four grandchildren, Kristen Wells (Russell) Wiggins, Jason Charles Sweatt, Kimberly Wells, and Ashley Sweatt; three great-grandchildren, Riley Grace Lowery, Maggie Ruth Wiggins and Jack Russell Wiggins.
Pallbearers were Russell Wiggins, Jerry Spivey, Don Spivey, Alvin Sims, Billy Piggott and Mike Williams.
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