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Frances "Shirley" Weaver

September 19, 1938 — June 6, 2017

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.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

6:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel

3463 Hwy 8, Cleveland, MS 38732

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