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Martha W. Sweatman

November 13, 1940 ~ March 3, 2020 (age 79)


Martha W. Sweatman, widow of Fitzhugh Sweatman, entered eternal rest on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday at Grover United Methodist Church with Reverends John Kronz and Shannon Bullion officiating. Burial will follow in the Utsey Cemetery, Grover, SC. Pallbearers will be Nick Drew, Justin Sweatman, Kevin Dantzler, Rob Huskey, Zach Hartzog and Wyatt Drew. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 5:00-7:00 PM at Bryant Funeral Home, St. George.

Martha was born on November 13, 1940, in Grover, a daughter of the late Christopher L. “Top” and Nell Spell Westbury.  She was a 1958 graduate of St. George High School and a member of Grover United Methodist Church.  She owned and operated Sweatman’s Grocery and helped her husband on their farm.  She was predeceased by a grandson, Jonathan Sweatman; great-granddaughter, Avery Drew; brother, Philip L. Westbury.

Surviving are her children, Tammie Sweatman (Michael) Drew, Walterboro, Jeffery Allan (Renee) Sweatman and Janet Sweatman (Chevis) Pendarvis, both of St. George; Grandchildren, Nick (Valerie) Drew, Amanda D. (Rob) Huskey, Justin (Kim) Sweatman, Jennifer (Kevin) Dantzler, Paige Crane, Tonya (Greg) Lewis and Christy Pendarvis: great-grandchildren; Wyatt Drew, Emma Drew, Millie Drew, Kaylynne Huskey, Madison Sweatman, Molly Sweatman, Bowen “Bo” Sweatman, Murray Lynn Dantzler, Emma Dantzler, Thomas Dantzler, Paisley Crane, Chandler Crane, Kelly Kizer, Chance Sullivan and Peyton Sullivan; sister; Robin (Paul) Moore, Mt. Pleasant; sisters-in-law, Mary Westbury and Margaret Sweatman (Charles) Spell; brother-in-law, Carlisle Avant.  Caregivers, Virginia Walker, Patricia Jamison and Brenda Jamison; and her beloved pet, Baby. 

Memorials may be made to Grover United Methodist Church, 1912 Highway 15, (Grover) St. George, SC 29477. Online condolences may be made at bryantfuneral.info.

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March 5, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bryant Funeral Home, Inc.
607 N Parler Avenue
PO Box 306
St. George, SC 29477

Funeral Service
March 6, 2020

2:00 PM
Grover United Methodist Church
1912 Highway 15 South
St. George, SC 29477

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