Sandra Kaye Sweat – Fairfield

61-year-old Sandra Kaye Sweat of Fairfield, died at 11:11am on Tuesday, November 17 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. She had been a homemaker.

Sandra was born on June 23, 1959, in Mt. Vernon, IL, to Donald and Linda (Crask) Lappin. She was married to Jimmy Sweat, who survives.

Survivors include her husband Jimmy Sweat of Fairfield, her mother Linda Lappin of Bluford, one son Lucas (Makenna Holtz) Sweat of Fairfield, two daughters Jamie (Jeremy) Kunce of Fairfield and Chrissy (Lee) Downen of Bluford, four grandchildren, four sisters: Debra (Gilbert) McNeil, Diana (Harold) White, and Sharon Lappin all of Fairfield, and  Jackie (Paul) Tannahill of Johnsonville, along with several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Donald Lappin, an infant sister Jeanette, and her maternal grandparents Charlie and Anna Jean Crask.

Per her request, Sandra’s body has been cremated with a private family memorial service to be held in Zion Cemetery, south of Orchardville, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made the family and sent to Jimmy Sweat, 778 County Road 1700E, Fairfield, IL 62837 or dropped off at the Johnson and Vaughn Funeral Home which is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be left for the family at