Mary E. Sweet

Apr 4th, 2003


Herrin – Mary Ellen Sweet, 79 of Ellenton, FL. formerly of Herrin, died at 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, 2003 at Westminister Asbury Towers in Ellenton, FL.

Mary was born March 8, 1924 in Hurst to Joseph H. & Lyta (Zimmerman) Shoemaker.

She was a member of the Hurst Christian Church.

She is survived by:

Two Sons: Kenneth E. Fletcher, Jr. & wife Holly of Paragould, AR.
Donald E. Fletcher & wife Jackie of Ellenton, FL.

Four Grandchildren
Sister: Evelyn Blankenship of Herrin
Aunt: Louise Wheatley of DuQuoin
Four Nephews
Her parents, one brother, Joseph H. Shoemaker, Jr. and one niece preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 6, 2003 at Johnson Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. Rev. Ron Henwood will officiate. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be at DeSoto Cemetery in DeSoto, IL.

Memorials may be made to the Herrin First Christian Church and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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