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Colleen Whitehead Weeks

August 3, 1948 ~ March 10, 2022 (age 73)

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On Thursday afternoon, March 10, 2022, Colleen Whitehead Weeks, 73, resident of Ripley, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home surrounded by family.
  Funeral Services remembering the life of Mrs. Weeks will be at 3 Pm Sunday, March 13 in The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home with Bro. Jeremy Huey officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Falkner.
  Mrs. Weeks was born August 3, 1948 in Tippah County, the daughter of the late Estel and Vadeen Minor Whitehead. She received her education in the Ashland Public School System and was a valued city clerk for the Town of Falkner for 33 years before her retirement.
  A member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Mrs. Weeks was vibrant, full of life and humor. She was a rebel in a good way and ahead of her time. One who never met a stranger, you always knew what she thought. Mrs. Weeks was ever open to joy and wonder of life with new travels. She liked to have a good time and enjoyed flowers, reading, and sitting on the porch swing.
  Mrs. Weeks had a special love for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed sharing quality time with each one. Many words could be chosen to characterize her, as she was, kind, truthful, blunt, fun, a firecracker and a people person. The wonderful memories she gave to her family will be cherished always and she will live on forever in their hearts.
  Visitation will be from 12 noon to 3 PM Sunday, March 13 at The Ripley Funeral Home.
  Blessed with a loving family, memories will continue to be shared by three daughters, Gwen Mullins (Roy) of Walnut, Tina Smith and Lisa Noe both of Ripley, a special niece and best friend, Nancy Jordan, two sisters, Christine Peeler (Tate) of Falkner and Mary Haywood (James) of Olive Branch, one brother, Thurman Whitehead (Sarita) of Marion, AK, eight grandchildren, Jessie Lewellen (Dylan,) Zach Smith (Ashley), Sam Stewart, Kacey Rowland (Julius), Madison Smith, Deven Harris (Laura), Makenzie Morrison (Colton) and Makarley Smith and ten great grandchildren, Clayton Pannell, Oaklyn and Avery Lewellen, Lucas Sanderson, Rollins Morrison, Ava and Kye Rowland, Emma, Clara and Sadie Smith,
  She was also preceded in death by her husband, William "Meat Man' Weeks, a son, Randy Mathis, a grandson, Clayton Stewart, son in law, Scott Smith and step daughter, Kristy Weeks Orman.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
March 13, 2022

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeal Home

Funeral Service
Sunday
March 13, 2022

3:00 PM
Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral