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Boonville Daily News - Boonville, MO
  • Eunice Weekley

  • Age 96
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  • Eunice Lee Weekley age 96 passed away September 13, 2012 at the Cooper County Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral Services for Eunice will be 2:00 PM Monday, September 17 at Old Lamine Church of Christ near Blackwater. Visitation will be 5 to 7 PM Sunday, September 16 at Davis Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
    Eunice was born August 3, 1916 on a farm 3 mile south of Nelson Mo. the daughter of John William Mollet and Nellis S. Mollet. Eunice attended grade school at rural Cotton Patch, located within a mile of where she was born. She was a graduate of Blackwater High School. She also attended Central Business College of Sedalia Mo.On March 28th 1938 she married Dewitt Talmage Weekley of Lamine Mo and they were married for 68 years until his death on August 1, 2006.
    Eunice was a stay at home mother where she raised her family, supplemented the family income by raising turkeys and chickens, selling eggs, enjoyed gardening and canning and ironing. She enjoyed sewing and quilting and was very disappointed she could not continue because of her failing eyesight. She is famous for her home cooked meals that she so freely shared with whoever came by at meal time. For years she would prepare dinner for the family every Sunday. She loved visiting with people and she and Talmage spent many years together filling out income taxes for neighbors. Talmage did the paper work and Eunice did all of the typing. She loved her church and all the people in it. She only missed church when she was sick and you could always depend on her being in the same pew every time that services were scheduled. She never had anything bad to say about anyone. She cared for Thomas Weekley (Talmages father) in the last 3 years of his life. She also cared for her mother for the last 3 years of her life both in her home.
    Eunice was preceded in death by her parents, a brother John, and a sister Elizabeth. She was also preceded in death by her husband Talmage and an infant son Thomas Mollet Weekley. She is survived by one son, Douglas Weekley and his wife Sally. Also surviving are two grandsons, Steve Weekley and his wife Lori and Tim Weekley and his wife Tiffanie. Also surviving are several great grand children, Ryan Weekley and his wife Caitlynd, Allison Weekley, Kaitlen Weekley, and Samuel Weekley, Aaron Barton, Tyler Warren, and Alan McCarter all of Blackwater, three nieces, Ann Kempf of Franklin, Norma Kosfeld of Boonville, and Nancy Grant of Powell Wyoming, and a sister in law, Betty Mollet of Cody Wyoming.
    Memorial contributions are suggested to the Old Lamine Church of Christ.

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