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June Catherine Sweeney

October 10, 1937 ~ January 12, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

June Sweeney Obituary

Funeral services for June Catherine Sweeney, 85, of Barnwell, SC will be held 11am, Saturday, January 21, 2023 in the Folk Funeral Home Chapel, Williston, SC with the Reverend Timmy Gunnells officiating. Burial will be at 3pm in the Live Oak Memorial Gardens, 3093 Ashley River Rd., Charleston, SC 29414 with the Reverend Shawn Hanks officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. June passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2023.

Born in Bamberg County, SC, she was a daughter of the late Irene Fail Gunnells and step-daughter of the late William Henry Gunnells and was married to the late Roy Sweeney. June took courses in business where she became a licensed Real Estate Agent and was of the Baptist faith. June loved to dance, cook and read books. She enjoyed each moment that she could spend with her children and grandchildren. She loved planting flowers and making beautiful arrangements.

Survivors include her daughter, Susan Sweeney (Tony Edwards) of Barnwell, SC; a son, Robert Sweeney of Mt. Pleasant, SC and a daughter-in-law, Emily Sweeney of Mt. Pleasant, SC; grandchildren, Natalie Sweeney, Blake Sweeney, Mike Sweeney, and Michael Edwards; great grandchildren, Hudson and Ryder Sweeney, Stella June Schreiner, and Odin Sweeney; sister, Sandra (Jeff) Hellman of Barnwell, SC and a sister-in-law, Frances Elizabeth “Lib” Gunnells of Olar, SC.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Cooper and a brother, William Carl Gunnells.

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January 21, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Folk Funeral Home
170 Elko St
Williston, SC 29853-2612

Funeral Service
January 21, 2023

10:00 AM
Folk Funeral Home
170 Elko St
Williston, SC 29853-2612

Graveside Service
January 21, 2023

3:00 PM
Live Oak Memorial Gardens
3093 Ashley River Rd.
Charleston, SC 29414


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