In the very early morning of August 26, 2019, FRANCES LOUISE LEWIS WEATHERSBEE left this physical world and entered the realm of her beloved Lord and Father. She was surrounded by her loving family.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:00am in the chapel of Carlisle Funeral Home with Rev. Exum Harrell offiiciating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00-11:00am. Interment will follow at Edgecombe Memorial Cemetery in Tarboro, NC.
Frances was born in Macclesfield, NC to Warren Thomas Lewis and Ida Norville Lewis. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Weathersbee, her loving daughter, Judy Weathersbee Whitaker, her sister Allene Lewis Braddy.
She is survived by her sons, James Bryan Weathersbee (Beth) of Tarboro, NC; Keith Weathersbee (Sandy) of Greenville, NC; son-in-law Danny Whitaker (Claudia Howard) of Suffolk, Va.; Grandchildren, Kelly Whitaker Adkins (Jason) of Portsmouth, Va.; Karen Whitaker (Josh Hudson) of Suffolk, Va.; Curt Weathersbee (Tonantzin) of Haleiwa, Hi; Travis Whitaker of Suffolk, Va.; Austin Weathersbee of Greenville, NC; Jared Weathersbee (Breanna Williams) of Greenville, NC; Great grandchildren Dalton Adkins and Mckenzie Adkins of Portsmouth, VA; Karson Whitaker of Suffolk, Va. and Zo Clara Weathersbee of Greenville, NC. Sisters, Ethel Lewis Bryant of Tarboro, NC; Dean Lee (Calvin) of Tarboro; Lynda Smith (Ronald) of Dunbar, NC; brother Charlie Warren Lewis (Miriam) of Tarboro, NC; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Frances attended Mayo School, Bethel School and Conetoe School. She and Milton ran Weathersbee Country Store. Later she worked for Belk Tyler’s in Tarboro, NC until which time she chose to retire. Gardening was her favorite thing to do. Working in her yard and garden was where she could be found most days. Cooking was also an enjoyment to her. Love for her family took precedence over all else. Wisdom, integrity, knowledge - things she taught everyone around her. She was truly a gift from God that all who knew her enjoyed.