Ethel Inez Weems, 80, passed away on Friday, Oct. 1. She was born on May 3, 1924 in Florence, Ala. In 1945 she married Melvin Weems in her hometown, and became an Air Force Sergeant's wife. They spent most of their years living in Exeter.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 12 brothers and sisters and her husband. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Gabbitas-Roy, sons Rick Weems of Alaska, and Jim Weems of Oregon. Six grandchildren; Brian Gabbitas, Shaunna Pollock, Ryan Weems, Elisha Gettman, Jonathan Weems, Jessica Jurado and seven great-grandchildren, Sister-in-Law Doris Foster of Exeter. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m. at Myers Mortuary in Roy.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.smithfamilychapel.com Local arrangements by Smith Family Chapel.

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