Era Artie West Weeks • November 3, 2019
On November 3, 2019, Era West Weeks, age 93, found peace after a long and courageous battle with dementia. She was a long time member of Northside Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, James Foster Weeks, as well as her parents: Lawrence Leonard West and Nancy Tew West; her sisters: Louise Vaughn, Margaret Hubbard, and Nancy Goolsby. Survivors include her brothers: Bruce West (Marie – deceased) and Zeno West (Jeraldine). Other survivors include her children: James J. Weeks, Jerry W. Weeks (Emma), Donald R. Weeks, and Linda A. Weeks. Era also has 6 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren.
Era worked as the bookkeeper for Weeks Flooring Company for numerous years, a business that she and her husband owned and operated in Pensacola, Florida. Era was a talented and avid gardener. She also loved to sew and crochet, creating many treasured gifts for family, friends, and even unknown recipients. Most of all, she was a loving. dedicated, and supportive mother and wife, making many personal sacrifices for the good of her family.
The viewing will be held at Pensacola Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home Wednesday, November 6th from 9:00AM to 11:00AM with Dr. James McGaughey officiating. The funeral will follow at 11:00AM.