Lurlena “Lena” Weatherbee, 89, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2020 at her daughter’s home in North Richland Hills. Funeral will be Thursday September 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm at Bethel Baptist Church in Graham, TX. Burial will follow in Newcastle Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Lena was born August 17, 1931 in the Fort Belknap Community to the late Mary Frances Taylor (Long) and Otto Louis Weiss. Lena married Robert Junior “Pete” Weatherbee, October 1, 1946 in Weatherford. He preceded her in death on October 14, 1996. Lena was a lifetime resident of Graham. She was a long time member of Bethel Baptist Church and Desk and Derrick.
Survivors include; daughters, Linda Geer and husband Randall of Graham, Pat Paananen and husband, Rick of North Richland Hills; son-in-law, Robert Riley of Graham; grandchildren, Stacy Riley Littlepage her husband David, Daughter Lexis Mathews and husband Mitchell and their daughter, Nora, Brad Cusenbary his wife Laura and their daughter, Austin, Melissa Ryan her husband Randy, daughters; Brittiany Pinkston, husband Kevin and their children, Noah and Eden and Sheridan Tomlin, husband Taylor and their son Jonas, Kimberly Hicks her husband Jason, daughters, Hannah and Hailey, Danny Cusenbary his wife Prissy, children, Grant, Heidi and Lilly, Lori Dhurandhar her husband Samir, children Mia and Cole, Leigh Ann Dobbs her husband Brad, Sarah Flanders her husband Jonathan, children Kailee and Christian, Todd Paananen, Shala Geer Smith, children Brock and Brennan, and Ryan Geer and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Lena was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Riley, a son, Bobby Dale Weatherbee, a great grandson, Leighton Shifflett, and a sister, Joan Sloan.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
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