AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Sonya Sweeney, 91, entered into rest on Monday, May 9, 2016 at Trinity Hospital of Augusta, GA. Mrs. Sweeney was a native of Brooklyn, NY and Augusta has been her home for over 60 years. She retired from the civil service at Fort Gordon. Mrs. Sweeney is preceded in death by her loving husband, Stanley Sweeney; and brother Bernard Gold. Survivors include her sons, Rodger Sweeney (Katherine) of Augusta and Herbert Sweeney of Virginia; grandchildren, Delia Wells, Kevin Sweeney and Josh Sweeney; great-grandson, James Kitchin; brother, Sheldon Gold (Philomena). Graveside services will be at 3pm, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Westover Memorial Park in Augusta, GA. The family would like to show their appreciation to Stella Leonard and Susan Fernandes for the compassion and care they showed for Mrs. Sweeney.
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on May 10, 2016