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Eloise Bracewell Weeks

Eloise Bracewell Weeks, age 93, of Kinston, Alabama passed peacefully from this earthly life surrounded by her family on Saturday, January 6, 2024.  She was born on October 29, 1930, to Annie and Gillis Bracewell in Geneva County, Alabama.  Eloise enjoyed spending her days fishing, singing, dancing, and telling endless stories about her childhood and life.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Norman Weeks; one son, Curtis Ray Beck ;one  grandson, Mikeal Odell Beck; five brothers, Floyd Bracewell, Lamar Bracewell, Levon Bracewell, G. B. Bracewell, and Manuel Bracewell; one sister, Lois Duval;  parents, Annie, and Gillis Bracewell.

Eloise is survived by her children, Willard Beck (Ellen) of Gaskin, Florida, Odell Beck (Kathy) of Panama City, Florida, Kim Beck of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Laresa Oliver of Panama City ,Florida, Franklin Weeks (April) of Samson, Alabama, Lelon Weeks of Opp, Alabama,  Lalon Weeks (Cathy) of Cordell, Georgia, Ella Jean Gilmore (Robert) of Samson, Alabama; four siblings, Ralph Bracewell, Elaine Currington, Louse Jinright and Evelyn Ezell; she also leaves behind eighteen grandchildren; thirty-eight great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Special thanks to the staff at Florala Health and Rehabilitation for the love and care shown to her and the family over the last several years.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, beginning at 3:00 p.m. at Gaskin Baptist Church, 107 County Highway 181 East, Westville, Florida 32464.  A time of visitation will be held one hour prior.  Committal will follow at Limestone Cemetery.

Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home of DeFuniak Springs.

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