Myrtle Lee Thrift Sweat
Myrtle Lee Thrift Sweat

April 13, 1926 - June 12, 2018
Born in Brantley County, GA
Resided in Waycross, Georgia
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Obituary

Myrtle Lee Thrift Sweat, 92, died Tuesday morning (June 12, 2018) at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross following a brief illness.

She was a native of Brantley County but had lived most of her life in Ware County. She was the wife of the late Charlie Leroy Sweat and daughter of the late Willie Oscar Thrift and Nicey Dowling Thrift. She was also preceded in death by her seven siblings.

She was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Nancy Sweat Mock (husband Danny), Shirley Sweat Taylor (husband the late Byron) both of Waycross and Debbie Sweat Smith (husband William) of Orange Park, FL; three grandchildren, Sirena Howell Cady (husband Trent) of Waycross, Alexis Taylor of Blackshear, and Kristopher (K.C.) Hancock of Fernandina Beach, FL; a great granddaughter, Tabitha Cady Barnard (husband Rocky) of Waycross, a great great granddaughter, Peytan Barnard of Waycross, numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Memorial donations may be made to the Okefenokee Lions Club, P.O. Box 673 Waycross, GA 31502-0673 or to Mattie’s Mission, P.O. Box 2211, Waycross, GA 31502-2211.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Friday (June 15, 2018) at Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Waters Cemetery in Pierce County. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until the funeral time.

Sympathy can be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com .

Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Visitation
Music Funeral Home Chapel
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA US 31501
Friday, June 15, 2018
12:00 PM
Service
Music Funeral Home Chapel
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA US 31501
Friday, June 15, 2018
1:00 PM
Burial
Waters Cemetery
Midway Church Rd.
Blackshear, Pierce County, GA US 31516
Friday, June 15, 2018
1:00 PM