May Dean Sweatman, 98, of Banks, died on December 25, 2020.
She was born May 2, 1922 in Banks and was the daughter of the late Auburn Jerome McFarland and Hattie Mae Smith McFarland.
Mrs. Sweatman was an interior decorator, a Baptist and the widow of Dale Sweatman.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by her brothers, A. J. McFarland, Jr., Roy McFarland, Curtis McFarland, and Earnest McFarland; a sister, Christine Munford; nephews, Gary McFarland and Dr. Gayle McFarland; and a niece, Peggy Swan.
She is survived by sisters, Nelsie Bershen of Monroe, Louisiana and Bobbie Whisenhunt of Fort Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, December 29 at 2 p.m. at McFarland Cemetery with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Masks are required.