Hope Austin Weeks

A celebration of the life of Hope Austin Weeks was held Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden, Louisiana with Bro. Chet Johnson officiating. Hope was born December 10, 1933 in Dodson, Louisiana to Evan W. and Rhuey Stewart Austin. She entered her eternal rest Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in Minden, Louisiana. She was raised in the Tannehill Community where she resided until her marriage to Dewey D. “Bob” Weeks. Shortly after their marriage, they moved to Minden where they raised their three children plus five foster children. Hope was a charter member of Eastside Missionary Baptist Church in Minden. She was an excellent cook and provided lunch for her family every Sunday until her health prevented it. She loved her family with a passion and left a legacy of memories to all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband; Dewey D. “Bob” Weeks, parents; Evan and Rhuey Austin, Sister; Lurlaine Skipper, brothers Eugene Austin and Harley Austin, son-in-law Joel Newsom, daughter in laws Brenda Weeks and Gayle Bussey Stringer, special great nieces Brandi Parker and Lori Nicole Thompson.. She is survived by her children; William T. “Billy” Weeks, Carol Newsom Morehead (Ronald), Bobby G. Weeks (Denise), and Thomas Stringer of Texas, sister; Evie Sue Jones; brothers; John Austin (Pat) and Charles G. Austin (Barbara); grandchildren; 14 grandchildren and 34 great grand children and one on the way, a special nephew Darrell Peddy and special niece Marion Peddy, and a host of friends and Austin Relatives. Revelation 1:3.

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