NEW MADRID - Lois "Losie" Allen Sweet, 84, died March 5, 2006, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston.
Born Sept. 29, 1921, in the Dogwood community in Mississippi County, to the late Edgar and Clara Gardner Sweet, he was a retired farmer, a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the Farrenburg Church of the Brethren.
On Dec. 8, 1962, in Mountain Grove, he married Earline Bye Sweet, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, Ronnie Bye of Fulton, Ky.; one daughter, Shirley Aarant of Farrenburg; two grandchildren, Matthew Bye and Carla Aarant; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation if from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Richard Funeral Home. Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Matthews Cemetery in Matthews. Leonard Aarant will officiate.