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Betty Jean (Sheppard) Sweet

April 23, 1925 ~ June 25, 2017 (age 92)

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Betty Jean (Sheppard) Sweet, 92. Of Franklin, passed away on Sunday June 25, 2017, in Franklin. She was born on April 23, 1925 in Watsoka, Illinois, to her parents, Richard and Ruth (Spring) Sheppard.

She was a Receptionist, for many years. Betty enjoyed driving, jewelry, and gambling. She loved playing cards and spending time with family. 

Betty is survived by her husband, of 37 years, Frederick Michael Sweet of Kankakee, Illinois, her daughter, Dianne (Dennis) Beedy of West Chester, Illinois; eight grandchildren: : Tracie (Tim) Yoder, Wendi (Chad) Hall, Michael (Erica) LeFeave, Amy Stewart, Jimmy (Brandi) Knowles, Mark (Ashton) LeFeave, David (Amanda) Beedy, and Daniel Beedy, 16 great-grandchildren, and one daughter-in-law, Pam LeFeave.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Ruth Sheppard; her dad, Charlie Sheppard; her son, Gordon LeFeave; and her sister, Velma Shortsleeve.

There are no services planned at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel.