Madle Alpha (Nelson) Weeks, age 80, of Elba, passed away Friday, September 11, in the Opp Health & Rehab. Madle is survived by her son, Douglas & wife Ida; granddaughters Paige and Elizabeth. She was preceded in death by her parents, Esker and Jennie Belle Nelson and brother, Curtis Nelson. In accordance with her wishes, Madle’s body was donated to the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile, Alabama.
A longtime resident of the Wiregrass, Madle spent the majority of her life in Covington and Coffee counties. Soon after graduating from Opp High School, she began raising her family in the Elba/Opp area. Known to many of her granddaughters’ friends as “the fun grandma,” Madle aka “Mimi” spent countless hours playing with and entertaining her “little ones.”
Madle enjoyed gardening, sitting in her swing, and reminiscing about her family and friends. She will be dearly missed by her loved ones.
A memorial service will be held at a future date to be announced.