Betty Ann Weeks, 79
Betty Ann Weeks,79 of Adel passed away Sunday, February 27, 2022 peacefully with her family by her side at home. Betty was born June 25,1942 in Live Oak, Florida to the late Joe Thomas Brookins and the late Lillian Tyre Brookins. She was married to the late George Wayne Weeks of Adel on June 3, 1960. For a number of years, she was a substitute teacher for the Cook County school system. She was also a homemaker and in later years she was an assistant hairdresser with her son, Mickey at Signature M Salon in Adel. Betty had a number of special interests. She loved her family, raising her boys and was an avid horse lover. She would lead the Christmas parade in downtown Adel on horseback carrying the American Flag. Betty and her family were members of Southern Horse Associations where the entire family would compete in Barrel racing where the family became well known as state champions a number of times.
Betty and her husband began Adel Upholstery Shop in 1959 as it is still in business today. For a number of years, she was the operator of B & W Saddle and Trophy Shop, where they built trophies for sporting and special events and carried a full line of horse supplies.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Purvis Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Capan offi ciating. Interment followed at Evergreen Church Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family onlline at www.purvisfh.com. Purvis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.