Ramona Joylene Sweet, 76, of Williford, Ark., died May 19, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Oct. 15, 1930, in Fulton, Miss., the daughter of John Preston Hester and Sarah Argo Wallace-Hester.
She attended services at the Williford Church of Christ and the Ward Street Church of Christ in Hardy. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting and embroidering. She was also an avid sports fan.She is survived by: six children, John Sweet of Poplar Bluff, Mo., James Ray Reeves of Williford, Jerry Paul Reeves of Williford, Jana Sue Sweet of Williford, Jamie Lou Hollars of Moore, Okla., and Juanita Ann Hawkins of Pocahontas; one sister, Ruby Gober of Paragould; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Elijah Thomas Sweet; and one son, Jerald Thomas Sweet.Graveside services were held May 22 at the Baker Cemetery near Ozark Acres. Arrangements were under the direction of Tri-County Funeral Home of Hardy.