Betty Sweet NEW MADRID, Mo. Betty Fowler Sweet, 85, died June 24, 2020, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 9, 1935, in New Madrid, daughter of the late Pearl Fowler and Burl Wilson, she had been employed at Wal-Mart for 15 years until her retirewent. On Jan. 2, 1954, she married Paul Arlin Sweet, who survives of the home. Other survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Betty and David Adams of Pensacola, FL.; one sister, Shirley Patterson of New Madrid; and three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mae Hartman and Katherine Mann.
Graveside services will be at 2 pm. Friday in the Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie. Pallbearers will be; Dixson Griffin, Paul Griffin, Tim Bitter, Jody Adams, Wayne Griffin and Bruce Huffstutler. Honorary Pallbearers will be Reed McMinn and Ed Burns.
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