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Mamie E. Height Weaver Young Fu­neral Home

Mrs. Mamie E. Height Weaver died March 20 at River­side Nurs­ing Home. The daugh­ter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wil­liam (Ola Mae Black­man) Height Sr., she was born in 1929 in Birm­ing­ham, Ala. She was ed­u­cated in the New­ton County Public School Sys­tem and loved school and learn­ing. She joined Beth­le­hem Bap­tist Church at an early age and par­tic­i­pated in the Mu­sic Min­istry (Se­nior Choir and Gospel Choir) and the Nurses Guild. She was mar­ried to the late Ralph Walker and the late Otis Weaver. Mrs. Weaver had a spe­cial touch for cre­at­ing tasty dishes with a va­ri­ety of foods. She could take a morsel and make it a meal. Her tal­ents and her skills and creative food were ex­tended dur­ing her em­ploy­ment in the New- ton County School’s Food Ser­vice Pro­gram. Dur­ing the sum­mer va­ca­tion, she man­aged the Sum­mer Feed­ing and En­rich­ment re­fresh­ments at Beth­le­hem Bap­tist Church.

Sur­viv­ing are her son Otis La­mar Weaver; grand­daugh­ter Shan­quaniece Mark; sis­ter Mrs. Ge­or­gia Mae Pitts of Cov­ing­ton; brother Mr. and Mrs. Wil­liam (Sara) Height Jr. of De­catur; sis­ters-in-law Miriam Avery and Mary Height, both of Cov­ing­ton; a host of nieces, neph­ews, other lov­ing rel­a­tives and dear friends.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held at 1 p.m. Satur­day, March 24, at Beth­le­hem Bap­tist Church with Pas­tor H.K. Ben­ton Jr. of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment will fol­low at New Cov­ing­ton Ceme­tery. Visi­ta­tion will be at Young Fu­neral Home from noon to 9 p.m. to­day, March 23, fam­ily hour from 7 to 8 p.m.

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