Francis “Mark” Sweat was born October 5, 1944, in Lynn Haven, Florida, and went to live with Jesus on December 30, 2021 in Winter Haven, Florida.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Lake Wales, Florida for 40 years. He served as a Sunday School Teacher, Deacon, Trustee, Choir Member, and member of the Goldenairs. He loved to sing about Jesus.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Frances; children, Yvonne Green of Jonesboro, GA, Richard Sweat of Lake Wales, FL, and Steven Sweat of Los Angeles, CA; 10 grandchildren, Whitten, Mark, and William Green and Ethan, Cassia, Lydia, Junia, and Talitha Sweat and Ava and Ella Sweat; and 1 great-grandchild, Maverick Green. He was preceded in death by his father, Dana Sweat; mother, Lillian; and brother, Gary.
Funeral services for Mark will be held at 10:00am on January 8, 2022 at the First Baptist Church of Lake Wales, Florida. Visitation will be held from 9:00am until the time of the service. Interment will be held at Daytona Memorial Park in Daytona, Florida. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to FBCLW Acts1:8 Missions Fund (50 S 4th St. Lake Wales Fl 33853).