808 Ward Avenue, Caruthersville, Mo. 63830
(573) 333-2300

Thomas Edward Sweetman


Was born in Wilmington, Delaware on August 27, 1962. 

Departed this life in Hayti, Missouri on May 31, 2018 at the age of 55. 

He was the son of Johnnie Sue Bray Sweetman & the late Richard Eugene Sweetman. 

Attended the Caruthersville Schools, graduating in the High School Class of 1980. He later attended Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. 

Tom was a longtime employee of Rick Hill Nissan in Dyersburg, Tennessee and attended the Hillcrest Baptist Church of Dyersburg. 

He loved being outside and enjoyed walking, bird watching and loved animals. 

Survived by –  

His Mother  –  Johnnie Sue Sweetman  

1 Son            –  Thomas Zackery Sweetman 

1 Sister         – Cristle Robertson 

1 Brother      – Rick Sweetman 

A Grandson, Clayton Thomas Sweetman 

His Uncle      – James H. Bray 

A Nephew, Dylan Kimbrell & his girlfriend, Jade 

2 Nieces – Jennifer Robertson Allmon & Sara Jessica Sweetman 

& a number of other family members and many, many friends. 

He was preceded in death by his Father, Richard Eugene Sweetman. 

Funeral services were Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 1:30 PM in the H.S. Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Caruthersville, Missouri with Dr. Phill G. Hall of Dyersburg, Tennessee officiating. The interment was in the Little Prairie Cemetery in Caruthersville, Missouri. Pallbearers were – Thomas McNeely, Mark Edmundson, Cody Cantrell, Andrew McCulloch, Kevin Fullerton, Logan Price, Terry Price, and Mark Frazier.  

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