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Frances "Shirley" Weaver
CLEVELAND - Frances Shirlene "Shirley" Cobb Weaver, age 78, of Cleveland, MS passed away on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at the Oxford Health & Rehabilitation in Oxford, MS.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Friday, June 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Old Cleveland Cemetery. Her son, Bro. Larry Weaver and Rev. Crocket Kennedy will officiate the services.
Shirley was born September 19, 1938 in Bolivar County, MS to Hercial Dean Cobb and Pauline Elizabeth Shurden Cobb. She was raised on the Zumbro Plantation. She married Bobby Lee Weaver on October 31, 1953 and remained married to him until his death on February 5, 1993. Shirley was a long time member of Providence Baptist Church and Mid-South Baptist Church. She was a needle maker at Baxter Health Care for many years. Shirley also babysat for several years. She spent her life raising her children and grandchildren. Shirley was a loving mother, sister and grandmother who will be missed greatly by all. She loved to garden, cook and read. She also loved to go out to eat and attend family reunions. Shirley was loved by all of her family and extended family. Many times throughout her life she was a caregiver to several of her family members. She loved making homemade sweet pickles and canning tomatoes that were made from her mother’s recipe.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents--Hercial and Pauline Cobb, her husband--Bobby Weaver, her son--Ricky Weaver and her brother--Hercial Wayne Cobb, Sr.
She is survived by son, Larry(Carla) Weaver of Cleveland, MS; son, Johnny(Debbie) Weaver of Pontotoc, MS; son, Terry(Sherry) Weaver of Bruce, MS; daughter, Tina(David) Burchfield of Drew, MS; sister, Mary Lou Cobb Alexander of Cleveland, MS; daughter-in-law, Barbara Weaver of Shaw, MS; 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be her son--Terry Weaver; her grandsons—Tyler Weaver, Nick Weaver and Terry Blake Weaver; her nephews--Chris Hudson, Matt Wooten, Ben Wooten, Junior Cobb and Wayne Forbes.
Memorials may be made to Mid-South Baptist Church PO Box 1775 Cleveland, MS 38732.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.
Please accept my heartfelt sympathy. It is a painful thing to lose a love one in death brings great sorrow. Even Jesus Christ wept when Lazarus died John 11:35. But look forward to the day when our love ones will rise, they will rise. Isaiah 26:19. I hope this will bring you comfort at this difficult time.
Lowanda Jun 14 2017 12:00 AM
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Tyler, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss. It was a joy for us all to care for Mrs. Weaver, she was truly someone special. Love your night shift family.
Expression of Sympathy Jun 8 2017 12:00 AM
I am sorry that I won't be able to attend Shirlene's services. I have such swelled up face & lips from allergy. I enjoyed working with her at Baxters. Always knew her loving family. Too soon after Ricky's passing. May God send you strength.
Jimmie Collier Jun 8 2017 12:00 AM
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May God give you comfort during these trying times. Ms Shirley was a gracious and Godly lady. A loving mother , grandmother and great grandmother. Gwen and Mike Durham
Expression of Sympathy Jun 8 2017 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss. I know she is up in heaven looking down on us. So much like Aunt Polly. Always doing so much all of us family, friends and people she loved. She will be missed by all of us. Prayer for all of our families. Will miss that big smile and Hug when we saw each other.
Miles Donna and Wess Cobb Jun 8 2017 12:00 AM
Brother Larry and family...I want to extend my deepest condolences to you and the family. It is never easy losing a love one, especially a mother. You all have my heartfelt sympathies. Prayers for peace and comfort and strength through it all. I love you all and may God bless you and the family.
Martha Enriquez Jun 7 2017 12:00 AM
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Expression of Sympathy Jun 7 2017 12:00 AM
My thoughts and prayers are with the family, praying Gods peace and comfort in the days to come.
Janis Mayo Jun 6 2017 12:00 AM
I am so sorry to hear about aunt Shirley. I know she is with the rest of the family waiting on us. They are with our heavenly Father God. I love you all so much.
Angie Alford Jun 6 2017 12:00 AM
May she Rest In Peace.
Chris Balducci Jun 6 2017 12:00 AM