He is survived by his wife, Myrlin (Nichols) Thweatt; sons, Rev. Mark Thwett, of Benton and Kevin Thweatt, of South Lyon, Mich.; daughters: Ellen Northcott, of Benton, and Pamela Howard of Palm City, Fla.; sister, Ernestine Staples, of Benton; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Thweatt; one son; two sisters: and three brothers. His parents were Isome Thweatt and Minnie (Rose) Thweatt.
Funeral services were held at Collier Funeral Chapel December 18. Rev. Mark Thweatt, Rev. Don Wilson, Rev. Terry Clapp, and Greg Anderson officiated.
Interment followed at Murray Memorial Gardens, in Murray.
Memorial contributions may be given to the First Baptist Church of Benton, P.O. Box 381, Benton, KY 42025.