Martha Morrison Sweeny
Martha Morrison Sweeny 77, of St. Petersburg passed away March 5, 2019 at Westminster Palms Nursing Center. Born and raised in Hartsville, South Carolina, she is a graduate of Coker University in Hartsville and Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School in Boston. After graduation she worked for the State of Georgia, the Coca-Cola Company and the High Museum of Art, all in Atlanta. She was preceded in death by her parents Archibald and Willie Morrison, brothers Alex, Steve and Thomas Morrison. Martha is survived by her husband James G. Sweeny, several nieces and nephews. She was both an artist and a supporter of the arts, including the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, the Leepa-Rattner Museum, Tarpon Springs and Creative Clay, St Petersburg. Martha was also a member of the Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College (ASPEC). A memorial celebration of Martha’s Life will be held at 4:00 PM on Saturday, March 16, 2019 in the Palm Room of Westminster Palms, 830 North Shore Drive NE, St. Petersburg, Fl., 33701. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eckerd College Martha and Jim Sweeny Annual Scholarship, Creative Clay, Museum of Fine Arts or Leepa-Rattner Museum.