DEXTER - Gabriel Ryan "Gabe" Sweeney, 25, died Jan. 3, 2005, at his home.
Born Feb. 28, 1979, in Sikeston, son of William Sweeney and Janet Sadler Smith of Dexter, he was employed by Arvin Meritor in Dexter.
Survivors in addition to his parents include: his stepfather, Eric Smith of Dexter; stepmother, Melinda Sweeney of Dexter; three brothers, Adam Sweeney, Eric Hendrix and Andrew Sweeney of Dexter; his maternal grandmother, Carzenia Sadler of Dexter; and paternal grandmother, Mary Sweeney of Dexter.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Bernie Cemetery with the Rev. David Dohogne officiating.