Clipped From The Hearne Democrat
Milton Sweat Buried Friday Funeral services for Milton I) Sweat of f'alvprt were held from the chapel of Blair-Stuhhs Funeral Home in Franklin at 3 p m Friday. March 4. with the Rev Jimmy Davidson of Calverl officiating Interment followed in the Mount V'ernon Cemetery with an honor guard attending from Allen Military Academy Serving as pallbearers were Kerrnit Schrichise. Gene Klawetter. Milton C'orley, Boh Templemann. Bill Gibson, Wayne Barker and James R. Jones Named as honorary pall- hearers were Clyde Tarver, Jim Towns, Albert Smith, Joe Smith, Carlton Parker and W. K. Abbott Mr. Swear died Wednesday, March 2, in St. Joseph Hospital of Bryan following a long illness. He was born November 29, 1912 at Easterly and had lived and worked all over the United States and other parts of the world. Mr. Sweat was a charter member of the Pipe- liners Hall of Fame and was a retired member of Pipeliners Local 798. Mr. Sweat served in World War II for 29 months, 26 of which were overseas and he wore the Purple Heart along with five battle stars. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Annie Sweat of Calvert; one daughter, Mrs. Barbara Holcombe of Houston; a son, Ernest Closs Sweat of Rockdale, five grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. tlry Sweat of Cooper; four brothers, Woodrow Sweat of Houston, James Sweat of Cooper, L. C. Sweat of Arlington and Charles Henry Sweat of Klondike; and three sisters, Mrs. Lois Seaborn of Fort Worth, Mrs. Docia Gambs of Corpus Christi and Mrs. Alice Toon of Cooper.