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Samuel James Weems
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1882
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1964
Richland Parish
Louisiana, USA

DELHI (Special) - S. J. Weems, 79-year-old retired Delhi farmer, died Friday night in a local nursing home after a long illness.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in the West Side Baptist Church in Delhi with the Rev. Glenn Byrd officiating. He will be assisted by the Rev. E. L. Hogan. Burial, with graveside masonic rites, will be in the Delhi Masonic Cemetery under the direction of Gay's Funeral Home of Delhi.

The remains will lie in state at the funeral home until one hour prior to service time.

Mr. Weems, a Master Mason and Mason for about 40 years, was a member of the Delhi Masonic Lodge No. 120 F & AM. He was also a member of the West Side Baptist Church.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Martha L. Weems, Delhi; four daughters, Mrs. Eunice Linder, Winnsboro, Mrs. Audie Mercer, Mangham, Mrs. Vaudie Upton, Delhi, and Mrs. Myrtle McVay, Bastrop; five sons, Albert, Clinton and Lloyd Weems, all of Delhi, Luther and C. W. Weems, both of Sarepta, La.; four brothers, Ben, Ervin and Walter Weems, Crowville, and Carroll Weems, Pinveille; one sister, Mrs. Martha Ann Peoples, Winnsboro; one step-daughter, Mrs. Eula Baum, Winnsboro; three step-sons, Ordrie and Grady Shirley, both of Winnsboro and Elbert Shirley, Rayville; 52 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Otha Nielsen, O. P. Rainwater, W. T. Monroe, Bill Dowe, B. J. Walker and H. V. Byrd.

Published in The Monroe Morning World, January 19, 1964 
Family links: 
  James Jackson Weems (1848 - 1924)
  Sarah L Bass Weems (1857 - 1898)
  Martha Lenora Curry Weems (1889 - 1966)*
  Albert Clayton Weems (1914 - 1992)*
  Eunice Idella Weems Linder (1915 - 1998)*
  Charles Wilson Weems (1917 - 1992)*
  Samuel Luther Weems (1923 - 2008)*
  Myrtle Beatrice Weems McVay (1927 - 2013)*
  George Clinton Weems (1928 - 2011)*
  Lloyd Powell Weems (1933 - 2002)*
  Martha Ann Weems Peoples (1875 - 1965)*
  Robert Frank Weems (1877 - 1910)*
  William Jackson Weems (1879 - 1951)*
  Thomas Washington Weems (1881 - 1884)*
  Samuel James Weems (1882 - 1964)
  John Walter Weems (1884 - 1966)*
  Ervin Willis Weems (1890 - 1972)*
  Charles Benjamin Weems (1892 - 1972)*
  Henry Carroll Weems (1898 - 1971)*
*Calculated relationship
Delhi Masonic Cemetery
Richland Parish
Louisiana, USA
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Record added: Aug 10, 2005
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Samuel James Weems
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Samuel James Weems
Added by: Betty Jean Weems Neathery
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Added by: Betty Jean Weems Neathery
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