Oma Drucilla Sweat, age 84 of LaFollette, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2022 at UT Medical Center. She was born on June 6, 1938 to the late Sween Isaac and Eltha Jane Turner Sweat in LaFollette. She was a lifelong member of Coolidge First Baptist Church where she served as Sunday School teacher and secretary, GA director, assistant treasurer, and many other positions. Oma worked at Imperial Reading (shirt factory) in several roles for over 40 years.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by siblings, Joan Atress Sweat, Frances Izetta Sweat, Paul Sween Sweat, Sr., Goldie Jean Longmire; brothers-in-law, Chester F Holmes, and William Howard “Sonny” Longmire.
She is survived by: sisters, Barbara Ann Sweat and Verma Vernetta Holmes; sister-in-law, Shirley Sweat; nieces, Pam Millican and husband David, and Amy Leach and husband Roger; nephews, Paul Sween Sweat, Jr., Patrick Sweat and wife April, John Holmes and Laura, Jeff Holmes and wife Kristy, William Todd Longmire and wife Stacy; several great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews; and other family and friends.
The family will receive friends at the Leach Family Funeral Home and Cremation on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 from 6-8pm with the funeral service to follow at 8pm with Brother Ethan Leach and Pastor Chuck Kohlmeyer officiating. Graveside service will be announced when those details become available. www.leachfamilyfuneralhome.com