Billy Ray Weeks

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Billy Ray Weeks, 55, of Arkoma, Okla., passed away Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at his home. Mr. Weeks was born Jan. 11, 1959 in Caraway, Ark., to Willis and Lena Kelems Weeks. Mr. Weeks was of the Baptist faith, an Army veteran, played the guitar and loved to fish.

Survivors include his mother, Lena Ritcheson of Fort Smith; his wife, Mary Weeks of the home; one son, Jeremiah Weeks of the home; five daughters, Sierra Weeks of the home, Melissa Sanchez of Griffith, Ind., Serenity Weeks of Texas, Dorinda Weeks of Florida, and Rachel Durbin of Dixon, Ill.; one sister, Lisa Weeks of Fort Smith; seven grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.

Mr. Weeks was preceded in death by his father, Willis Weeks, and grandfather, Elmer Kelems.

Graveside services were 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, at Caraway Cemetery with Bro. Roy Kelems officiating under the direction of Faith Funeral Service.