Funeral services for Arnett Sear Weeks Jr. of Bangs will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at First Baptist Church of Bangs with graveside services following at the Bangs Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. today, at Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Davis-Morris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Arnett Weeks was born Oct. 8, 1924, in Goldsboro, Texas, in Taylor County, to Arnett and Marie Weeks. He was married to Patsy Ann Landry on Dec. 2, 1950, in Luling, Texas.
Arnett was a World War II veteran, earning a Presidential Unit Citation and three bronze stars. He graduated from Howard Payne College in 1949 and then earned a masterís degree from Southwest Texas. He served in public schools as a teacher, coach and school administrator for 38 years. He also served on the Bangs Independent School District board of trustees for 11 years and as the mayor of Bangs for one year.
Arnett is survived by his wife, Patsy, after 58 wonderful years; three daughters: Patsy Kennamer of Bangs, Nancy Henry and husband Bill of Godley, Texas, and Janie McClatchy and husband Ricky of San Antonio; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters: Johnnie Ruth Duncan of Big Spring, Texas, and Peggy Sue Satterwhite and husband Bobby of Lawn, Texas.
The family requests memorials be made to the Arnett and Patsy Weeks Scholarship Fund at Howard Payne University.