Mary Evelyn Hurst Weems, age 86, passed away Wednesday April 30, 2014 at her home in West Point surrounded by her family. She was born May 2, 1927 in Mantee, MS.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Charlie C. Weems; son-in-law Pete Cook; parents, George Barnett & Laura Stringfellow Hurst; sisters Norris & Gertrude Norris; brothers Grover Hurst, Pete Hurst, Jimmy Hurst, Wade Hurst, Hamp Hurst and George Hurst.
Mrs. Weems is survived by: Daughter, Nancy Cook of West Point; son, Danny Weems and wife Ann of Morton, MS; grandchildren Brian Cook of West Point, Chris Weems of Morton, MS and Kimberly Weems of Morton, MS also great-granddaughter Kaley Grace Weems of Clinton, MS. She is also survived by sisters-in-law Lena Hurst of West Point and Norma Hurst of Tupelo; and brother-in-law Ivy Weems of West Point.
Mrs. Weems was a Christian by faith. She loved gardening, home making, and taking care of her family. Her grandchildren and great-granddaughter were the joy of her life.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Amy and Angela of North MS Home Health and Hospice of Tupelo for their love, care and concern that they showed to Mrs. Mary.
Funeral services were held Friday April 2, 2014 at Faith Baptist Church in West Point, Ms. Visitation was at the church from 1:00pm until 2:00pm prior to the funeral. Graveside services followed at Memorial Gardens in West Point. Pallbearers were Johnny Vandiver, Sammy Norris, Tommy Bryan, J.P. Winters, Phillip Booth, Billy Vest, and Tommy Norris. Honorary Pallbearers will be Brian Cook, Chris Weems, Dr. Duke Wood, Dr. Andrew Wartock, Steven Moore, and Lewis Johnson.
Wise-Reed Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.