Sweeney, Barbara Brown

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Barbara Jeanne Brown Sweeney, age 74, of Elliston was finally completely healed by our Heavenly Father at home on February 12, 2020, surrounded by her adoring husband, and her family that loves her with their entire being, and her sweet cat and dog.

She was born in Giles county on December 9, 1945, to the late John Earl Brown Sr. and and Margarette Brown. She was a devoted wife, mama, grandma, sister, friend, mother to all the kids her children brought into the house, and the list cannot be long enough for everything she did for the people God would place in her path. She loved people as family, and it didn’t matter who or where.

The ones left to carry on her beautiful legacy are her husband Timmy E. Sweeney of Elliston, Virginia, her children: Tim and Trish Belcher, Chris and Angie Belcher, and Tommie and Vanessa Harman, Kevin and Teresa Sweeney, Patti Sweeney, and Michael and Melina Sweeney. Grandchildren: Sara and husband Corey, Summer, Jordan, Jayden, Christopher, Ryan, Dana, Casi, Terra, Amanda, Micah, Miciah, Mila and many great grandchildren. Her brothers: Jr. Brown and wife Alice, and Jim Brown and wife Diana. Her cousins who were her sisters that adored her: Helen, Wanda, and Shelby. Her main sidekick who was with her always cat Weazey, and dog Bo. Also the people’s lives she impacted everywhere she went.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, February 15th, at 3pm, with visitation at 1pm until time of service. The celebration will be held at McCoy Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the Montgomery County Animal Shelter or St. Jude’s Hospital in memory of Barbara Jeanne Sweeney.