Hammett Weakley, widow of Judge Leonard A. Weakley, died at her home
at Eighth and Washington streets Monday morning at 10:30 o’clock.
Her death was due to heart trouble following an illness of one week.
She suffered the first attack the Monday previous, but rallied and
seemed on the road to recovery when the fatal summons came.
Mrs. Weakley was
seventy years of age last January. She was a native of Maryland and
was teaching school in this county when she married Judge Weakley in
1875. A consistent Christian woman, Mrs. Weakley was a loyal member
of the Baptist church and active in the work of her church.
Surviving are her six
children, one son, Calvin S. Weakley, of Covington, and five
daughters, Mrs. W. E. Gwatkin, of Mason, Mo.; Mrs. Robert D.
Hawkins, of Lexington; Miss Rena Weakley, Mrs. F. E. Ballard and
Miss Victorine Weakley, of this city. She also leaves two sisters,
Mrs. W. L. Brown, of Louisville, and Mrs. J. B. Miller, of Little
Rock, Ark., and two brothers, Eugene Hammett, of New Jersey, and
Edgar Hammett, of Michigan.
Funeral services were
conducted at the Baptist Church yesterday morning at 10:30 o’clock
by the Rev. B. B. Bailey. Burial was in Grove Hill Cemetery.
SOURCE: Contributed by Tamyrn Glaser.