James Carlton Sweeden, 65, of Broken Bow, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2009 at his residence. He was born January 12, 1944 in Wright City, OK the son of Henry G. and Celestel (Bray) Sweeden.James was affiliated with the Lukfata Baptist Church. He enjoyed camping, going to the lake, watching OU and Houston Texan football, and Texas Rangers Baseball. He enjoyed spending time with his brothers, sisters, grandchildren, other family members, sewing and doing upholstery work. James was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Shelia King and his grandmother, Granny Bray.He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Brad and Dee Sweeden of Hooks, TX; two sisters and a son-in-law, Joy H. Johnson of Idabel, OK, and Sue and Bill Young of Pearcy, A; two brothers, Mack and Judy Sweeden of Idabel, OK, Bill Sweeden of Broken Bow, OK; two grandchildren, Aaron and Morgan of Hooks, TX; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. \nTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James Carlton Sweeden, please visit our floral store.