Tammy T. Sweat-Stephens, 44, was born on Aug. 17, 1975, in Sumter, to Rosa Mae James Marshall and the late Richard Marshall. She received her formal education in the public schools of Clarendon County and graduated from Scott's Branch High School Class of 1993. In her early years, she was employed at Gold Kist and Bosch of Sumter as well as Federal Mogul of Summerton. When she was married to Cleveland Sweat Jr. and stationed in Kitzingen, Germany, she was the director of a daycare on the military base. Afterward, she became a certified manager and an insurance agent. Her most recent job before her untimely death was as a financial advisor with Regional Finance of Augusta, Georgia.
In her later years, she joined the union of marriage with Washington Stephens Jr. Tammy was a loving mother, daughter, sister, wife, grandmother and friend. She was a person who was very supportive. She brought smiles to all who knew her. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
On Tuesday morning, July 14, 2020, Tammy T. Sweat-Stephens gained her angel wings at Augusta University Medical Center, Augusta.
She leaves behind precious treasures: her husband, Washington Stephens Jr. of Rimini; three sons, Staff Sgt. Trayon (Camille) House of Fort Riley, Kansas, and Armani Sweat and Gianni Sweat, both of Augusta; one daughter, Na'Leyah Sweat of Augusta; her mother, Rosa Mae Marshall of Rimini; one sister, Candace Dicks of Sumter; two grandchildren, Travon and Camila House of Fort Riley; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family is requesting no visitation at the home.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Antioch AME Church Cemetery, 8800 Camp Mac Boykin Road, Pinewood. The Rev. Dorothy White officiated.
The procession will leave at 10 a.m. from 1055 Chesterfield Drive, Sumter.
Services directed by the management and staff of Williams Funeral Home Inc., 821 N. Main St., Sumter.
Online memorial messages may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit us on the web at www.WilliamsFuneralHomeInc.com.
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