Goldie Jean (Sweat) Longmire

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Goldie Jean (Sweat) Longmire, age 72, of LaFollette, passed away Monday, Aug. 21 very peacefully surrounded by family after a courageous battle with ALS. She was a member of Coolidge First Baptist Church and a faithful pastor's wife of 52 years. She loved the Lord and read her Bible faithfully. She enjoyed being with her family, especially her grandkids and having them over for Sunday dinner.
Preceded in death by her parents, Sween Isaac and Eltha Jane (Turner) Sweat; sisters, Joan Actress, Francis Izetta; brother, Paul Sween Sweat.
Survived by her husband of 52 years, William H. (Sonny) Longmire; son and daughter-in-law, William Todd and wife, Stacy Longmire; daughter and son-in-law, Amy and husband, Roger Leach; grandchildren, Caleb, Ethan and Hannah Leach; Brett; Jody, and Cooper Longmire; sisters, Barbara Sweat; Oma Sweat; Vernettie Holmes; niece, Pam Millican; nephews, Paul Sweat, Jr.; Patrick Sweat; John Holmes and Jeff Holmes. Special thank you to caregivers, Kayla Leach; Ashley Cheek and Tammy Teaque. Host of other relatives and friends.
Services were held Wednesday, Aug. 23 at Coolidge First Baptist Church with Pastor Chuck Kohlmeyer, Pastor Roger Leach and the Rev. Ethan Leach officiating. Interment will be at Thursday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. in Longmire Cemetery. Grandsons and nephews will be pallbearers.
Cross-Smith Funeral Home, of LaFollette, is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in LaFollette Press on Aug. 24, 2017
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