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Ola Louise Weeks 1915 - 2011 Lawrence

Paid family tribute

Funeral services for Ola Louise Weeks, 96, Lawrence, will be at 10:00 am Friday September 16, 2011 at Eudora United Methodist Church, 2084 North 1300 Road Eudora, Kansas 66025. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. Visitation will be 6:30 pm to 8 pm Thursday September 15, 2011 at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home 601 Indiana St. Lawrence KS 66044.
Ola Louise Weeks passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family & loved ones. She was born June 21, 1915 in rural Tonganoxie, daughter of Clyde C. Davidson and Rosalie M. (Hollingsworth) Davidson. Mrs. Weeks was a homemaker and graduate of Tonganoxie High School (1932), Lawrence Business School and Menninger Bible Study in Topeka. She married Homer Lyle Weeks on May 20, 1939 in Osage City, KS. She was preceded in death by her husband on March 5, 1995 and by her mother and father, infant brother and a sister Dorothea.
She is survived by her children Elizabeth A. Woods (and husband Nicholas) of Eudora, David L. Weeks (and wife Maria) of Lawrence, Julian C. Weeks of Yorktown, VA., and William V. Weeks (and wife Linda) of Eudora and by a sister Mary Rose Robb of Tonganoxie. She was grandmother to 7 and great grandmother to 11.
Louise loved to sing at church events, in the church choir and with the Harmony Singers. Louise was an active member of the Eudora United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday school, Vacation Bible School and was an MYF leader along with her husband Lyle. She held offices in United Methodist Women and the Gideon’s Ladies Auxiliary. Louise loved to bake cookies for the Eudora United Methodist Church preschool, even into her nineties.
Louise was actively involved in the Belleview 4H, Meadowlark 4H and Vinland Valley 4H clubs. She was also active in the EHU, where she was honored for 50 years of active membership in these organizations in 1995.
Louise is remembered by her family and friends as a patient, loving mother and friend.
Online condolences may be sent at www.rumsey-yost.com.

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.