Jeanette Faye Weeks, 71, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City, IL. Jeanette was born on November 29, 1946, in St. Louis, MO.
Jeanette was a proud homemaker who loved taking care of her family. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Baseball fan; Jeanette was also an Elvis Presley fan. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Volner and Ima (Skaggs) Messinger; her step-father, James Messinger; two sisters, Janet Stock and Linda Hopkins; and by two brothers, Stanley Volner and Steve Messinger.
She is survived by her devoted husband, Gregg Weeks of Granite City, IL, whom she married on August 31, 1963, in Madison, IL; loving children, Jeffrey (Janice) Weeks of Granite City, IL, and Angie (April) Guithues of Belleville, IL; dear siblings, Brenda Cox and Jimmie Volner both of Desloge, MO; proud grandmother to Kenneth Gauen of Pontoon Beach, IL, Becca (Tyler) Wilson of New Athens, IL, Hannah Weeks of Granite City, IL, Jimmy Guithues of Okawville, IL, Ericka Guithues of Okawville, IL, Ryan Guithues of Granite City, IL, and Dakotah Guithues of Granite City, IL; one great-granddaughter on the way; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Memorial donations may be given to the American Heart Association. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.irwinchapel.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.
Services: In celebration of her life, funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL, with Rev. Randle Copeland officiating. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery on Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.
I will post a photo of the twins taken a couple of years ago when I get it back from the monument people...they were identical twins.