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Doris Weeks (11-3-21) service 11-6-21

Doris Jeanette Hampton Weeks, of Adamsville, was born March 16, 1940, in McNairy County, the daughter of the late William and Edna Marie Robinson Hampton.
She was united in marriage to Doyle Weeks on March 21, 1958. Mr. Weeks preceded her in death on April 13, 2013, following 55 years of marriage.
Mrs. Weeks worked 30 years as a machine operator for HIS Sportswear in Saltillo and enjoyed attending the employee reunions for many years thereafter. Crafting, making Christmas ornaments, cooking, sewing, playing “Chickenfoot” with her lady friends from Solitude Free Will Baptist Church, and anything having to do with family were among her favorite activities. Mrs. Weeks was a member of Solitude Free Will Baptist Church and also attended Adamsville Free Will Baptist Church. She was a long-time member of the Leapwood FCE.
Mrs. Weeks departed this life on Wednesday, Nov. 3, in Savannah, at the age of 81 years, 7 months, 18 days.
She is survived by four daughters, Jeanette Duncan of Savannah, Benice McLain and husband Roger of Adamsville, Melissa Harris and husband John of Adamsville, and Andrea Hendrix and husband Kerry of Savannah; a son, Randall Weeks of Adamsville; eight grandchildren, Lindsay Warren, Derick Gibbs, Ashlee Dycus, Tyler Weeks, Cody Godwin, Aaron Weeks, Shelby Weeks and Haley Weeks; five great-grandchildren, Addison McKee, Evan Dycus, Harlow Warren, Jocelyn Dycus and Memphis Gibbs; two step-great-grandchildren, Bryson Weeks and Grayson Weeks; a half-sister, Cynthia Hampton Godsey of Adamsville; and many extended family and friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Weeks was preceded in death by a son, Artis Dean Weeks; a sister, Frances Hampton King; a brother, Paul Wayne Hampton; a half-sister, Loretta Hampton; and a son-in-law, Harry Duncan Jr.
The family wishes to say a special thank you to the staff of Adamsville Healthcare and Rehabilitation for two years of love and compassionate care.
Services were held on Saturday, Nov. 6, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Adamsville with Tanner Garrison officiating. Burial followed in Mars Hill Cemetery at Leapwood, Tennessee.