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Obituary of Honer Mae Weems
Mae Byrd Weems
Mae Byrd Weems, 99, a Retired Hostess at NWMRMC, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Washington Care Center. Visitation is Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 10:00-11:00 AM at Clarksdale Baptist Church in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral services are 11:00 AM Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Clarksdale Baptist Church in Clarksdale, MS with burial in the Oakridge Cemetery. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS is handling the arrangements.
Mrs. Weems married James Bogan Weems on July 16, 1941. Of this union, four children were born, Jimmy, Richard, Joe and June.
She loved her flower gardens and traveling. She visited almost every state in the USA, Canada and Saudi Arabia. Her trip to Saudi Arabia was the highlight of her travels in 1982. During that trip, she traveled to see her son Jimmy for the birth of her granddaughter, Ashley.
Mae was all about her family for years. She helped plan the Byrd Family reunions. She kept a record of who attended each year. She recorded new additions to the family spouses that were added, children born or the loss of family members. If you needed to know anything, Mae was the one to ask.
Mae loved being a grandmother/mamaw more than anything in her life. Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were all so special to her. She had a story to tell about each and every one of them. Mae would not miss a birth, birthday, wedding, or graduation. If she was able to go, she was going to be there.
Survivors include: son Richard Weems (Jan) of Greenville, MS; daughter June Monoghan of Oxford, MS; daughter-in-law's Peggy Weems of Greenville, MS and Veronica Shaw of Baton Rouge, LA; brothers Wayne Byrd of Coffeeville, MS and E. L. Byrd of AL; sister Dovie Cooke (Dickie) of Jacksonville, FL; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-three great children and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her husband, James Bogan Weems, Sr.; sons Jimmy Weems and Joe Weems.