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 Samuel James Weems

Samuel James Weems

Birth
Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 17 Jan 1964 (aged 81)
Delhi, Richland Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Delhi, Richland Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 11512957 · View Source
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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



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  • Maintained by: Betty Jean Weems Neathery
  • Originally Created by: Ron Manley
  • Added: 10 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11512957
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel James Weems (26 Dec 1882–17 Jan 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11512957, citing Delhi Masonic Cemetery, Delhi, Richland Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Betty Jean Weems Neathery (contributor 46849268) .