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Kenneth Lee Sweetwood

Memorial service for Kenneth Lee Sweetwood, 86, Enid, was Tues., May 24, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Garriott Road Church of Christ with Mr. Ray Rose officiating. Cremation arrangements were by Anderson-Burris Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation with the family was Monday evening from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Kenneth was born June 7, 1929 in Carrier, to Oliver and Nellie (Sweger) Sweetwood, and passed away Thurs., May, 19, 2016 in Enid at the Living Center. Kenneth attended school at Carrier, and served in the United States Army during the Korean War. On Nov. 8, 1953, he married Glenda Wood in Ames, and they made their home in Carrier. In 1956, they moved to Texas for four years. In 1960, Kenneth and Glenda moved to Ames where he farmed. They moved to the Enid area in 1990. Kenneth was a member of the Garriott Road Church of Christ. He worked as a farmer, did agricultural dirt work and built ponds. His favorite hobby was wood working. Kenneth enjoyed time with his family He is survived by his wife, Glenda of the home; three children, Kay and husband Randy Howard of Enid, Lynn and wife Tammy Sweetwood of Diamond, Mo., and Jay and wife Lisa Sweetwood of Carrier, eight grandchildren, Gina and husband Lee Denten, Chad Driskell, Sheena Sweetwood, Wes and wife Whitney Sweetwood, Miranda and husband Aaron Bridgeman, Tanner Sweetwood, Kendra Sweetwood, Dana and husband Bobby Mangham; five great grandchildren, Brea and Ashton Mangham, Cason Purdy, Maxlyn and Brexlyn Sweetwood; brother Leland and wife Nancy Sweetwood of Arkansas City, Kan.; and sister Marcella Hatfield of Enid; and several nephews. Kenneth was preceded in death by his brother Curtis and his parents. The family would like to thank the staff at the Living Center for the care and love that they gave to Kenneth. Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Tipton Children’s Home.

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