Couples announcements March 21, 2014




Dewey W. and Willadean (Pruett) Sweatt celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on March 21. The couple was married in Phoenix, Ariz. in the Phoenix Wedding chapel. They raised three children: Connie Needham, Lorrie White and Donald W. Sweatt. Dewey spent many years in the U.S. Navy in the Korean War. Willadean worked years at Motorola and other electronic plants. They raised their children in Phoenix and Chandler. They built their second home in Pine, Ariz. and then after 10 years moved to Payson. Family members include 13 grandchildren and 27 (and two on the way) great-grandchildren; four sisters: Dolly Armstead, Vivian Cottrell and husband Loy, Dian Halsey and friend Paul; one brother, Dan Pruett and wife Barbara; and daughter-in-law Dian Elder.