Melba Cameron Sweet

September 1, 1916November 30, 2012

Melba Cameron Sweet – born in Houston County, Alabama in September 1916, and a resident of Mobile since 1948, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012. She was born of the late Dayton A. and Ammie F. Cameron of Dothan, Alabama. She was also preceded in death by her beloved husband of 64 years, Dr. Franklyn H. Sweet. She was a homemaker, member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church since 1950, and a charter member of the Cosmopolitan Club, a social organization for newcomers to Mobile, in the early 1950’s. Survivors include her son, Richard Franklyn (Toni) Sweet; grandsons, David Franklyn (Angie) Sweet of Mobile, Alabama and Andrew Richard Sweet (dear friend Sandra Godbey) of Bay Minette, Alabama; great-granddaughters, Samantha Julia Sweet and Katherine Elizabeth Sweet, both of Mobile, Alabama; dearly loved niece, Susan Tatom; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family wishes to thank devoted sitters and all the staff at Allen Memorial Home for the loving care she received from them during her final months. Visitation will be held at Radney Funeral Home, 3155 Dauphin St, Mobile, Alabama on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with the Rosary to be recited at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 3704 Springhill Avenue, Mobile, Alabama on Thursday, December 6, 2012, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at the Old Spring Hill Cemetery on Mordecai Lane. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alabama Citizens for Life of Mobile, P.O. Box 8829, Mobile, Alabama 36689. Condolences may be offered at Arrangements by Radney Funeral Home, 3155 Dauphin Street, Mobile, Alabama 36606.


  • Visitation Wednesday, December 5, 2012
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, December 6, 2012

Melba Cameron Sweet

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Tom & Ann Foxen

December 4, 2012

Richard, David,Angie, and Family,
Tom and I were very sorry to hear of Melba's passing. She was a very gracious and special lady. Our prayers
and thoughts are with you during this very difficult time.

Gaye Gandy

December 4, 2012

Richard, David, Samantha and Katherine, Gigi set an example for all of us and I'm glad to have known her. You all took great care of her and are in my thoughts and prayers at this time.

December 4, 2012

I am sorry that I will not be able to make the Wake/Funeral but you and your mother will be remembered in our prayers here at Convent of Mercy. I loved your mother. Sr. Mary Robert,RSM

Thomas Gilbert

December 4, 2012

While it is a difficult time, know that Gigi is rejoicing in paradise. She has arrived where all of us hope we will be one day. - Nhory, Tom, AJ, and DJ Gilbert.