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Roxie Francis (McPherson) Weedon, 91, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Glen Rose, Texas. Service: 2 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2017, Wiley Funeral Home Chapel, Glen Rose. Interment: Georges Creek Cemetery, Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 11, 2017, Wiley Funeral Home Chapel, Glen Rose.
Roxie was born on July 10, 1925, in Santa Anna, Texas to Artie and Una McPherson. She married James Lovell Weedon on July 24, 1944, in Waxahachie, Texas. She was a member of Glenview Church of Christ. Roxie was a member of the first Beta Sigma Phi Chapter, organized in Glen Rose, Texas, in the 1950s. She was a life member, serving as president, secretary and other offices. She also served as Home Room Mother, during her daughters, Jinx and Nikki's school years in Glen Rose. She helped in the organization of the Glen Rose Youth Riding Club. She was loved by all her friends and the youth of Glen Rose. Roxie was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She will never be forgotten.
Roxie was preceded in death by her mother and father, Una Francis McPherson and Artie McPherson; brothers, Wallace McPherson and Bud McPherson; sisters, Earline Woodard, Mozella Bowser, Ruth Sanders, Margaret Pease and Betty Jo Atchly; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Roxie is survived by her husband of 73 years, James Lovell Weedon; daughters, Eva Jo Hawkins and husband, Nathan, and Nikki Gale Hayes and husband, Ron; grandchildren, James Hawkins and wife, Dawn, Nicole Karels and husband, Darren, Aaron Hawkins and wife, Beth, Christi Bradley and husband, Chip, and Wade Robinson and wife, Kolean; great-grandchildren, Aurora and Hunter Hawkins, Jett, Jace and Jade Karels, Audie and Gray Hawkins, Quinn and Caden Bradley and Willow and Bryce Robinson; sisters, Nelda Coonrod and Shirlie Myers; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Published on May 9, 2017
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