Celebration of Life for Elizabeth “Mother” Sweat will be held on Friday, June 10, 2016 @ 11:00 Am ~ Central Pointe’ Church of Church ~ 1401 Beltline ~ Mesquite, Texas. Wake on Thursday, June 9, 2016, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm @ the Funeral home.
Elizabeth Rebecca Sweat was born November 11, 1926 to the parentage of William and Cardie Patterson in Ladonia, Texas. She accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age and received her formal education from Fannindel Schools.
Later in life, she met James Austin Sweat and they were joined in holy matrimony on August 9, 1941. They were blessed to raise (13) children.
She is preceded in death by her father, William Leon Patterson, mother; Cardie Patterson, husband; James Austin, brother; Romie Patterson, Sisters; Maggie McGee, Bernice Okra, Sons; Romie Lee Sweat, Forest Wayne Sweat, Jerry Sweat, James Curtis Sweat, daughter; Jewel Sweat, Euyvonne Pate, and Flora Jean Shaw.
Her legacy and life will be carried on and cherished by; Sons; Donald Sweat, Roscoe Sweat, daughter; Margaret Pitts, Mary Swett, Barbara Elmore, Marva Sweat, Sisters; Norma Skaggs, Maxine Townsend and Doris Starr, (31) grandchildren, (70) great-grandchildren, (72) great-great grandchildren, (2) great-great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.