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Barbara Sue Sweatt

October 7, 1946 — December 4, 2022

Barbara Sweatt, 76, Altus, graduated from this life to her eternal home on Sunday, December 4, 2022. Services will be 10:00 AM on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at the Kincannon Memorial Chapel with Daniel Ingram and Tom Bailey officiating. Burial will follow at the Fort Sill National Cemetery in Elgin, Oklahoma under the care of Kincannon Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Barbara Sue Sweatt was born on October 7, 1946 in Altus to James Marshall and Clara Francis (McCormack) Watson. She attended school in Altus and graduated with the Class of 1964, later attending Western Oklahoma Junior College. Barbara married Walter Dale Turner on March 3, 1964 in Waurika, Oklahoma and to this union two sons were born, James Wallace “Jamie” and Michael Edwin Turner. They shared 30 years together before his death. Barbara worked at Jackson County Memorial Hospital as the Medical Records Director, retiring in 2006 after 35 years of dedicated service. She married Kenneth Dale Sweatt at the Methodist Church on July 1, 1995 in Childress, Texas. Together they traveled throughout the United States, making friends on every adventure. Barbara was a lifetime member of the Delta Eta Chapter and active in Beta Sigma Phi. She was a long time, active member of Elm and Hudson Church of Christ. She greatly enjoyed traveling and exploring but she especially loved spending time with her family and watching her grandchildren in their activities. “Gigi” was their biggest fan!

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Dale; parents, Marshall and Clara; and great grandson, Jerod Duke. Those left to honor and cherish Barbara’s memory are her loving and devoted husband of 27 years, Kenneth; sons, Jamie Turner and Michael Turner and wife, Tara; daughters, Lezlie Habern and husband, Jason and Lesa Thomas and husband, Bart; 12 grandchildren, Nicholas James “Nick” Turner and wife, Shelby, Ashley Taylor Turner, Decima Duke and husband, Micheal, Kaylee Michele Dudley and husband, Taylor, Ayden Stewart, Kade Stephens, Haston Habern, Ryleigh Habern, Brooklyn Lepard, Taylor Thomas, Ty Thomas and Trey Thomas; 6 great grandchildren, Aiden Turner, Adriana Duke, Abigail Duke, Micheal Duke, Jr., Addison Duke, and Kinsley Slentz; brother, Dwight Watson and wife, Margie; many nieces and nephews; and an abundance of friends.

The family will greet friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM on Tuesday, December 6th. The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to Barbara’s caregivers and the JCMH Hospice team that provide excellent care for her and her family. Online tributes may be made at kincannonfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers you may make donations to JCMH Hospice, 1204 E. Tamarack Road, Altus, Oklahoma 73521. The service livestream may be viewed at https://youtu.be/sDlbQ2nAEAY .
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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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