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Mary Ruth Sikes

Female 1817 - 2010  (193 years)


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  • Name Mary Ruth Sikes 
    Nickname Teeny 
    Born 21 Jan 1817  Nashville, Berrien, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Apr 2010  Spanish Fort, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bay Minette Cemetery, Bay Minette, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10941  Martin Family
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2019 

    Father John Franklin Sikes 
    Mother Living 
    Family ID F4217  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jennings Walter Weatherford,   b. 28 Sep 1917,   d. 20 Sep 2000  (Age 82 years) 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F4218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Jan 1817 - Nashville, Berrien, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Apr 2010 - Spanish Fort, Baldwin, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bay Minette Cemetery, Bay Minette, Baldwin, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes  Died:
    • Birth: Jan. 21, 1917 Death: Apr. 28, 2010
      Mary "Teeny" Sikes Weatherford, born January 21, 1917, a native of Nashville, Georgia and a resident of Spanish Fort, AL died Wednesday, April 28, 2010.

      A graduate of Murphy High School, Mrs. Weatherford worked at Kaver's Shoes and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Mobile. During World War II, she followed her husband Jennings to the West Coast. While waiting for his overseas military duty to end, she worked in Medford, Oregon for the Harry & David Company. She was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed fishing with her husband and was an accomplished seamstress. She was also a talented artist and enjoyed painting. In later years she was active in senior activities on the Eastern Shore. "Teeny" and Jennings were devoted members of the Church of Christ and were Charter members of the Church of Christ in Spanish Fort, AL.

      Mrs. Weatherford was preceded in death by her parents John Frank and Frances (Yaun) Sikes; her husband of over 60 years, Jennings W. Weatherford and two brothers and five sisters.

      She is survived by: Her Daughter: Linda (Michael) Sullivan, Daphne, AL Her Son: Thomas E. Weatherford, Spanish Fort, AL 2 Grandchildren: Mark D. Hirschfeldt and Christina J. (Trey) Evans And 4 Great Grandchildren: Jude, Asa, Gabriel and Dominic Evans

      Funeral services will be held Friday, April 30, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. at the chapel of Norris Funeral Home. The family will receive friends starting at 10:30 a.m. on Friday. Burial will follow at Bay Minette Cemetery.

      A special thanks to Mercy Medical (the staff at the John McClure Snook Regional Center, Mercy Medical Rehab and the Mercy Medical Hospice of Daphne) for their loving care.

    • WEATHERFORD Mary "Teeny" Weatherford, born Jan. 21, 1917, a native of Nashville, Ga., and a resident of Spanish Fort, died Wednesday, April 28, 2010.

      A graduate of Murphy High School, she worked at Kaver's Shoes and the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in Mobile. During World War II, she followed her husband Jennings to the West Coast. While waiting for his overseas military duty to end, she worked in Medford, Ore., for the Harry & David Company. She enjoyed fishing with her husband and was an accomplished seamstress; a talented artist and enjoyed painting; in later years she was active in senior activities on the Eastern Shore. She and her husband were devoted members of the Church of Christ and were Charter members of the Church of Christ in Spanish Fort.

      She was preceded in death by her husband of over 60 years, Jennings W. Weatherford and two brothers and five sisters.

      Survivors include a daughter, Linda (Michael ) Sullivan of Daphne; son, Thomas E. Weatherford of Spanish Fort; two grandchildren, Mark D. Hirschfeldt and Christina J. (Trey) Evans; and four great-grandchildren, Jude, Asa, Gabriel and Dominic Evans.

      Visitation begins at 10:30 a.m. with funeral services at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 30 from the chapel of Norris Funeral Home. Burial followed at Bay Minette Cemetery.

      A special thanks to Mercy Medical ? the staff at the John McClure Snook Regional Center, Mercy Medical Rehab and the Mercy Medical Hospice of Daphne ? for their loving care.

      Arrangements are by Norris Funeral Home, Bay Minette.

      Published Thursday, May 6, 2010, The Independent, Robertsdale, Alabama, Page 15B



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