GREENSBORO Willie Weeks Michaux, age 96, formerly of Greensboro, passed away on February 5, 2013 at her daughter's home in Concord. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2013 at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Dr. Bryant Wilbourne officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Forbis and Dick North Elm Street Chapel.
Mrs. Michaux was born in Macon, Georgia to Ira Hannibal and Mary Ann Yaun Weeks. She was married to James Meade Micheaux who predeceased her in 1977. She was employed by Dow Corning for a number of years. She was an enthusiastic member of Morehead United Methodist where she was active in the United Methodist Women and the JOY Fellowship. She loved to work in her flowers and enjoyed sharing them with others.
Our Mom was a very caring person who had a kind word for everyone. She lived her life to the fullest and she enjoyed spending time with her family.
She was predeceased by her husband, her parents and two brothers, Carl Weeks and Ira Hannibal Weeks, Jr. She is survived by her daughters Linda Michaux Cooke of Concord and Diemera Jane Mills (Jerry) of High Point; grandson Chad Anthony Cooke (Rebecca Potter Cooke) of Charlotte; step grandchildren; Jerry Mills Jr. (Terri) and Lynn Buck of Trinity, Teresa Grey of Randleman and Janet Kendrick (Rodney) of Bowden, Georgia; sisters Canoy Blair of High Point, Mary Frances Roberts of Jacksonville, Florida and Hortense Dennis of Atlanta, Georgia; and nine Great-Grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend a special Thank You to Coretta Ridenhour, Esther Hughes and Sandra Nicholson who lovingly cared for our Mother during her illness. They would also like to thank the members of Hospice of Cabarrus County who provided their support and compassion.
Memorial Donations honoring Mrs. Michaux may be sent to Morehead United Methodist Church, 3214 Horse Pen Creek Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410 or to Hospice of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081
Online condolences may be directed to www.forbisanddick.com