Mrs. Jean Boyson, age 83 of Franklin, died Saturday evening, Sept. 5, 2009, in Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, TN. Mrs. Boyson was a native of Sumter, SC and daughter of the late Johnnie E. & Ruby Oliver Sweatte. She was a 1943 graduate of Sumter SC High School, real-estate agent, and homemaker. Jean’s free-time activities included the Cosmopolitan Club, Happy Quilters, and activity in the Shepherd’s Center at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Sumter, SC. She was also a Gold-Star Wife. She is survived by her daughter: Debbie Sparrow of Franklin, TN; a son: Greg Johnson of Huber Heights, OH; 4 grandchildren: Kyle & Cory Johnson, Lynn D’Amico, and Lee Sparrow; 2 great-grandchildren: Holland & Quinn D’Amico; and a sister: Norma Lynn Brunson of Salisbury, NC. She was preceded in death by a son: Jeffrey Johnson and a brother: Johnnie E. Sweatte, Jr. The family will gather in remembrance of Jean’s life on Friday, September 25 at 1:00 PM at the Grace Baptist Church Chapel in Sumter, SC. Her cremains, and those of her son, Jeffrey, will be buried in a private family service.