Friday, July 09, 2010

Marie Turner Weatherford (1923-2010)

Marie Turner Weatherford, 86, formerly of 168 Hamlin Avenue, died Friday, June 25, 2010, at Roman Eagle Memorial Home. Born July 18, 1923, in Caswell County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Marvin Brown Turner and Kate Roach Turner Withers. She was married to Wesley Owen Weatherford, who predeceased her in 1977. Mrs. Weatherford was a member of Third Avenue Congregational Christian Church, where she served as secretary of her Sunday school, secretary of the "Widows Club" and was a member of the "Willing Workers." She had worked as a cashier for Home Beneficial Life Insurance Company before retiring. She is survived by one sister, Margaret Holley, her husband, Jesse W. Holley, and a niece, Linda Kate Holley, all of Danville. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 28, 2010, at Barker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Frederick Vicks and the Rev. Richard Morris officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Burial Park. The family is receiving friends at the home of Jesse and Margaret Holley at 160 Orchard Drive, Danville. Barker Funeral Home is serving the Weatherford family. Published in Danville and Rockingham County on June 27, 2010.


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