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Jimmye Ann Holcombe

Friday, December 15, 2006

Jimmye Ann Holcombe
Jimmye Ann Holcombe, daughter of the late James Hugh Copeland and Bonnie Copeland, was born on Jan. 17, 1935, in Paragould, Ark., and died at Central Gardens Health Care in Dexter on Dec. 10, 2006, at the age of 71.

Jimmye moved to Stoddard County in November 1995. She resided at Central Gardens for the past three years. Jimmye had a dry, quick wit, enjoyed writing poetry and painting and had won many awards for her paintings in Little Rock, Ark., and in Stoddard County.

She was married to Edwin (Manny) Weedman and to this union four children were born: one son, Edwin Weedman, Jr. of Mountain Home, Ark., three daughters, Julia Lea Weedman-Haris of Bedford, Ark., Jenny Lou Weedman-Firth of Santa Barbara, Calif., Jerry Lynn Weedman-Messick of Euless, Texas; two sisters, Virginia Hurst of Mountain Home, Ark., and Elizabeth Gasson of Paragrould, Ark.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren; the loving family at Central Gardens in Dexter; the wonderful staffs at Preferred Hospice and Bootheel Counseling Services; as well as many friends and acquaintances.

Graveside services will be held on at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at Dexter Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to one of the following organizations in Jimmye's name: Bootheel Counseling Services, 760 Plantation Blvd., Sikeston, Mo. 63801, or United Cancer Assistance Network, 2620 North Westwood Blvd., Poplar Bluff, Mo. 63901.


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