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Sweeton, Linda “Joyce”

Joyce Sweeton, age 74, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb.17, 2018.

Joyce was born Aug. 8, 1943 in Lebanon, the daughter of Corine and Frank Sellars. A loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Joyce had a passion for cooking and gardening and spent many years active in the Middle Tennessee Daylily Society.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 59 years, James Sweeton, Mt. Juliet; three loving children Scott (Susan) Sweeton, Longview, TX, Penny Warren, Hendersonville, TN, and Randy Sweeton, Mt. Juliet; seven grandchildren whom best know Joyce as “Nanny,” Lindsay (Cody), Brittney (Walker), Chance, Justin, Dillon, Jacob and Morgan; and two great-grandchildren Sawyer and Bo.

She is preceded in death by her parents Corine and Frank Sellars; daughter Terry Lynn; sisters Geneva and Sue; and brothers Jerry and Charles.

The family received friends on Feb. 19 at Sellars Funeral Home. A private family burial followed.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Middle Tennessee Daylily Society.

Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818,

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