Irene Weaver-Moton,90, died Jan. 22. the daughter of the late Tom "Tit" and Julia "Babe" Floyd-Weaver, she was born in 1917 in Newton County. She joined Early Hope Baptist Church at an early age. She attended Rocky Plains Elementary School and moved to Atlanta to live with relatives and graduated from Washington High School. Mrs. Weaver-Moton moved to Chattanooga, Tenn. And married Mr. Pope Moton. They moved to Detroit where she was employed by the Himelbock Department Store. After her retirement and the death of her husband, she returned to Covington. Mrs. Weaver-Moton was humble and classy. She loved people and met n o strangers.
Surviving are sister Mrs. Miriam Avery; stepbrother Mr. Carey "Sonny" Floyd; daughter and son-in-law Jacquelyn Ma'at and Marc Nabeel McKenzie; granddaughters M'Kaneghay Alphie and Isis Queen; aunt Mrs. Carrie Floyd-Green (Tommie) of Atlanta; sisters-in-law Mrs. Christine Weaver (James) of Berkeley, Calif., Mrs. Mamie Weaver (Otis) of Covington; nieces Dorothy Billue of San Bernardino, Calif., Gwendolyn Finley of Chattanooga, Cynthia Weaver of Nashville, Tenn.; nephews Dr. James L. Weaver Jr. of Oakland, Calif., Trory Finley of Jonesboro; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Jan. 26 at Early Hope Baptist church with the Rev. Kenneth Williams officiating.