Sweet, James

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By The Staff

James Edward Sweet, 50, of Tallahassee, died Jan. 29, 2009 in Tallahassee. Services were held Feb. 7 at St. Paul Church in Gretna, with burial in the St. Paul Church Cemetery. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Vinecate Sweet; daughter, Shameka Sweet (Kenneth); son, Charles Troupe; grandson, Anthony Ross Jr.; father, Charlie Sweet; mother, Betty Hunter; sisters, Judy Atkinson (Jerry), Lillian Arnold (Jeffrey), Glendell Sweet and LaTonya Lodman (Wayne); brothers, Don Sweet and DeWayne Ward; sisters-in-law, Oliver Prosper (Unado) and Catherine Page (Benny); brothers-in-law, James Pearson (Iris) and Roosevelt Pearson (Mary); favorite aunt and uncle, Maylene Jackson (Eddie); and favorite great-aunt, Ethel Mims.