Betty Jean Sweeney Born in Cleveland Ohio on April 1, 1924 to Arthur and Ursa King Departed February 5, 2018 and resided in Suwanee, GA Betty is predeceased by her husband, Sergeant Major Leonard W. Sweeney, daughter, Jeri S. Kline and brother, Dean King. She is survived by her daughter Sandy and son-in-law Sam Akbarpour, three step-sons, Donald, Robert and Patrick Sweeney and their children, her three granddaughters, Lynne (Don) Clausen-Seibert, Susan (Tim) Smigelsky, and Heather Kline, as well as her four great-grandchildren, Nicole Rutkowski, Joseph Smigelsky, T.J. Smigelsky, and Sierra Smigelsky. Betty retired on July 3, 1987 after 33 years of service from the U.S. Army as well as Immigration and Naturalization Service. She and her husband enjoyed retirement life to its fullest with all the things they liked to do. Betty married the love of her life Sergeant Major Leonard W. Sweeney on September 22, 1966 They lived in Linden, New Jersey until 1993 when they decided to move to Georgia to be near her daughter and son-in-law. Both she and Len loved to be near water so they built their dream home on the lake in Suwanee, Georgia. Betty was a member of McKendree United Methodist Church in Lawrenceville, GA where she participated in the Sharing and Caring group. Arrangements are being made for burial in Arlington National Cemetery, next to her husband. No services will be held in Georgia.

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  1. We are so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort continue to be with you and your family during this difficult time. We all look forward to a better day when death will be no more-Rev 21:4. Our prayers are with you.

  2. I’ve never seen my Dad happier than he was married to Betty (Young Mom). That fact gave me a sense of peace about my Dad, Len. Leilani and I send our deepest sympathies to Betty’s families…at least they are both together again. Pat & Leilani Sweeney.

  3. My sincere condolences go to you and your family I know I can be difficult when losing a loved one acts 24:15 helps us to appreciate that there will be a ressurection and soon we will be reunited with our loved ones again my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

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