Sweeney, Mary Gardner

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Mary Thelma Sweeney (known to many as Mary Nell), 91, of Christiansburg, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 10, 2020. She was preceded in death by her son, Mark Darren Sweeney; husband, Oscar Roy Sweeney, Jr.; 7 brothers; 1 sister; and many nieces and nephews.

Mary is survived by her son, Phillip Dwayne Sweeney and wife Linda Renee Sweeney; grandchildren, Bradley David Sweeney and wife Nicole Allene Sweeney, Brandon Dale Sweeney, Anastasia Adair Sweeney, Axel Phillip Sweeney; great-grandchildren, Shawn Lee Hypes, Bradley Cameron Sweeney, Nathaniel Oscar Sweeney, Brycen Russell Sweeney, Landon Gunnar Sweeney, Ryder Axel Sweeney, and Grover Rostin Sweeney; and special friends, Doris Jones, Jean Wright, and Barbara Waugh.

Mary was passionate about her yard! She loved all kinds of flowers and always kept her yard well landscaped. She was a member of Auburn Baptist Church in Riner. She retired after 20 years from Belk Department Store.

The family would like to send a very special thank you to her caregivers – Samantha Green, Savannah Gates, Colleen Lester and to family friend and nurse, Kimberly Wilson, LNP.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, from 1-2 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be conducted at 2 p.m. in the Chapel, with Pastor Shake Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery, Christiansburg.