SHAW - Billy Joe Weeks, Sr. age 74, of Shaw, MS passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020, at the Allegiance Specialty Hospital in Greenville, MS.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 18, 2020, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland. A Celebration of Life Funeral Services will follow at 2:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at the Shaw Cemetery. Reverend Pete Roncali will officiate the services.
Billy was born on July 01, 1945, to Frankie Leroy and Lelia Bell (Tadlock) Weeks in Sunflower County, MS. He attended Riverside Schools. He later married Shirley Hicks on July 13, 1968. He worked most of his life for Delta area farmers. Billy loved to mow grass, garden, work on lawnmowers, fish and in later life watch westerns and wrestling. He was of the Baptist faith.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents Frankie and Lelia Weeks, brothers, Sammy Weeks, Thomas Weeks, Jimmy Weeks and sister, Carolyn Wood.
He is survived by wife of 51 years, Shirley Hicks Weeks of Shaw, MS. Daughter, Sherry (Brandon) McMillon of Richland, MS. Son, Billy Joe "Bo"(Jennifer) Weeks, II of Shaw, MS. Daughter, Lelia Ann Austin) Cain of Pope, MS. Seven grandchildren, Micah Whitehead, Marcus (Courtney) Whitehead, Christopher Whitehead, Billy Joe Weeks, III, Tyler Green, Nicholas Black, and Lindsey Gandy. Two great-grandchildren, Rachael Whitehead and Makynli Whitehead.
Pallbearers are Micah Whitehead, Christopher Whitehead, Marcus Whitehead, Tyler Green, Dennon Wood, and Frankie Roncali. Honorary pallbearers are Nicholas Black and Austin Cain.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.