Mildred Joyner Weeks died peacefully in her sleep on June 6, 2014 at Nash General hospital with her daughter, Carolyn at her side. Mrs. Weeks, 101, was born in Rocky Mount on December 31, 1912 and was the daughter of the late William Dorsey Joyner and Mattie Hales Joyner and the widow of George Lafayette Weeks. A lifelong resident of Rocky Mount, she was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
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Mrs. Weeks is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Weeks Fink, son-in-law Charles Van Fink of Midlothian, Virginia; grandsons George Alexander Fink of Charlotte, NC and Charles Bennett Fink of Midlothian, VA and her sister Martha Joyner Adkins of Rocky Mount along with many nieces and nephews who live throughout North Carolina.
A private graveside service for the family will be held at Pineview Cemetery on Wednesday, June 11 at 11:00 a.m. conducted by Rev. Peter Bynum of First Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, Mrs. Weeks requested that donations be made to My Sister's House of Rocky Mount, P.O. Box 7665, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-0665 or at http://www.mysistershousenc.org/.
Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com.
Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on June 8, 2014