Margaret Emma Conyer Weems

Published 12:24 pm Thursday, May 6, 2010

Margaret Emma Conyer Weems died Saturday, May 1, 2010. She was 91.

Mrs. Weems was born in Houston, but was a lifelong Mississippi resident. She was a past president of the Jackson Camellia Society, and was retired from the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Barney Griffin Weems; companion, Bill Lovelace; son, William Barney Weems; and parents, Byrum Able and Ethel Hunt Conyers.

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She is survived by a son, Larry Byrum Weems; daughter, Sandra Weems Berry of Vicksburg; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be at Lakewood Memorial Funeral Home in Clinton from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lakewood Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hawkins United Methodist Church in Vicksburg or to the Animal Rescue Fund of Mississippi.