June 9, 1917 - April 25, 2021
Lillie J. Sweet, 103, of Damascus, VA passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, VA. She was born in Ashe County, NC on June 9, 1917, a daughter of the late Quince and Callie Moore Nichols. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert C. Sweet; three daughters, Mary Tester, Louise Rhymer, and Mildred Landers; one son, Ronnie Reed; two grandchildren, Randy Slagle and Sherry Slagle; and two great grandchildren, Whitney Broome and Brandon Greene; one brother, Ray Nichols; and one sister, Edna Hand. She had lived most all of her life in Damascus, VA. She was a member of the ladies auxiliary of the V.F.W. Post 9830 and the Damascus Church of Christ. Lillie is survived by one daughter, Cathy Sweet Weaver and her husband, Carmon, of Laurel Bloomery, TN, one son, Robert Sweet and his wife, Cyndy, of Bristol, TN; a daughter-in-law, Debbie Reed of Damascus, VA; 12 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, 11 great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of the health care providers. The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 am Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at the graveside at Sunset Memorial Park in Damascus, VA, with Mr. Walt Staude officiating. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers will be the men of Damascus Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Damascus Church of Christ. Condolences for the family may be sent and viewed by visiting www.garrettfuneralhome.com. Mrs. Sweet and her family are in the care of Garrett Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Ave., Damascus, VA 24236; ph.#: (276) 475-3631.
Lillie J. Sweet, 103, of Damascus, VA passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, VA. She was born in Ashe County, NC on June 9, 1917, a daughter of the late Quince and Callie Moore Nichols. In addition... View Obituary & Service Information
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