TIMES TRIBUNE (CORBIN, Ky.)
Oleita Joy Sweet, 64, of Corbin, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 at her home.
Born in Laurel County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Lorella Wingfield Sweet. She was the owner of the former Joy’s Kountry Kookin’ Restaurant in Corbin. She also devoted over 18 years of service to the Whitley County Library with the Bookmobile.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Kevin Russell Brown; her brother, Roy Sweet; and grandmother, Myrtle “Mammie” Richmond.
She is survived by two sons: Buck Hinkle and Nancy Wagner, of Corbin, and Brian Hinkle and wife Rebecca, of Newcomb, Tenn.; grandchildren, Justin Hinkle of Newcomb, Tenn.; Audrey and Austin Browen; Meghan Jones and Jordan Wagner; sister, Jean Foster, of Indiana; brothers, Bob Sweet and Mickey Sweet, of Williamsburg; and special friend, Martha Hinkle, of Corbin.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Doyle Lester and Rev. Randy Bargo officiating. Burial will be in the Highland Park Cemetery in Williamsburg.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the funeral home.
Messages may be written at vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com.