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Obituary for Marilyn Louise Pruitt Sweet

Mrs. Marilyn Louise Pruitt Sweet, of LaGrange, passed away on November 17, 2023. She was born on November 9, 1954, to Mildred Pilgrim Pruitt and the late Jack Pruitt. A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother whose life was a testament to compassion and dedication. Marilyn found her purpose in helping children with exceptional needs, leaving an indelible impact on countless lives. Her legacy of love and advocacy will forever be cherished by those fortunate enough to have known her.

Mrs. Sweet is survived by her husband, Gerald Sweet; her children, Nolen Sweet (Kelsey), Ashley Brock (Elizabeth), Aundrea Roland (Mark), and Blaine Sweet (Melisa); her siblings, Jacqueline Cobb and Robert Pruitt (Lisa); her grandchildren, Katie Sweet, Kinzy Roland, Carlee Roland, Kayla Sweet, Jackson Sweet, Rhett Sweet, Joelle Sweet, Beau Sweet, and Marilee Brock.

The family will receive friends at Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter-Allen-Myhand from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM on Sunday, November 19, 2023. The funeral service will be held at Clearview Chapel at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 20, 2023. The committal service will directly follow the funeral and will be held at Shadowlawn Cemetery in LaGrange. Pastor Charlie Metcalf will officiate the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donation be made to the exceptional education students at Hollis Hand Elementary. Please make checks payable to the Troup County School System and in the memo line denote the donation for “Marilyn Sweet Memorial”. Mail donations to Hollis Hand Elementary School, 641 Country Club Road, LaGrange, Georgia, 30240.