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Frances Gloria Zenith Harrington Sweeney

November 25, 1922 July 6, 2018
Frances Gloria Zenith Harrington Sweeney
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Obituary for Frances Gloria Zenith Harrington Sweeney

Frances Gloria Zenith Harrington Sweeney passed away on July 6, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Forrest E. Sweeney. She led a full life spanning the end of WWI through the 21st century. Born November 25, 1922, she was a member of the “Greatest Generation.” Along with her late husband, Forrest E. Sweeney, they were witnesses to the Great Depression, WWII and all other important 20th century events. She worked in real estate and for the U.S. Navy, then married Forrest during the war. Their marriage began in Childress, TX where Forrest was a Lt. in the Army Air Corps which later became the U.S. Air Force. Forrest served in the D-Day operation as well as others. The Sweeney’s relocated to Milwaukee, WI where they raised 3 children. Then came a job transfer to the Kansas City area and they finally settled in Houston.

Frances is survived by her children, Laura Christine Sweeney Ariane, David Harrington (aka Martin Andrew Sweeney), and Connie Lynne Sweeney Bullock; eight grandchildren, Chenoa Sweeney, Monica Lynne Bullock LaSarre, Sarah Ruth Bullock Sakamoto, Bethany Ann Bullock Villalobos, U.S. Air Force Major David Ethan Bullock, Rachel Miriam Bullock Links, Dr. Abigail Bullock Norris and Jonathan Seth Bullock; and 13 great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel at Grace Presbyterian Church, 10221 Ella Lee Lane, Houston, TX 77042. Interment will follow at Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery. A Reception will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church following the burial. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Frances’ name to Grace Presbyterian Church, the members of which gave so much to the survivors of hurricane Harvey.


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Visitation

Thursday

12

Jul

9:00 AM 7/12/2018 9:00:00 AM
Grace Presbyterian Church

10221 Ella Lee Ln.
Houston, Texas 77042

Grace Presbyterian Church
10221 Ella Lee Ln. Houston 77042 Texas
United States

Service

Thursday

12

Jul

10:00 AM 7/12/2018 10:00:00 AM
Grace Presbyterian Church

10221 Ella Lee Ln.
Houston, Texas 77042

Grace Presbyterian Church
10221 Ella Lee Ln. Houston 77042 Texas
United States

Graveside

Thursday

12

Jul

11:30 AM 7/12/2018 11:30:00 AM
Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery

12800 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77077

Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery
12800 Westheimer Rd Houston 77077 TX
United States
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