Funeral services for Patricia Nerren Weaver, 73, of Rockdale were held Monday, April 14 at Meadowbrook Baptist Church in Rockdale with pastor Russ Willis of Meadowbrook Baptist Church officiating.

Other ser vices were held Wednesday, April 16 at Oakley Metcalf Funeral Home in Lufkin with burial following in the Whitehouse Cemetery.

Mrs. Weaver died Friday, April 11, 2014 at her home in Rockdale.

She was born Sept. 16, 1940 in Port Arthur to Ransey Dow and Miley Delora (Trahan) Nerren. She graduated from Little Cypress High School and attended Angelina Junior College.

Mrs. Weaver had lived in Rockdale since 1977. She was a homemaker, active with the Humane Society and wrote poetry. She was a member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church, was active in her community and voiced her opinions and thoughts in the local newspaper.

She loved books and exchanged them with many people. She collected stamps with her granddaughters and collected from all over the world. Her work with the Humane Society to adopt out many cats and dogs, was very dear to her heart.

Mrs. Weaver had a very special pin-pal in Madrid, Spain and they shared many special moments through letters to each other. She was a seamstress and a nanny. She was known as “Momma Pat” to so many and loved having “her kids” at her home even all night.

She was preceded in death by her son, Derek Edward Weaver on Aug. 8, 1993; her parents; sister Debbie Hawthorne; brother Henry Lee Nerren and great-nephew, Danean Denison.

Survivors are two daughters, Tamesha Weaver and Reba “Susie” Weaver of Rockdale; sister Peggy Church of Bridge City; eight grandchildren, Allison, Amie, Amber, Aislinn and Derek “D.J.” Weaver, Amanda Dusek, Tucker and Troy Montoya; one great-grandson, Lawrence Edward Weaver; also several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Stephen Hawthorne, Bryan Denison, Randall Church, Britt Montoya, Nic Lavergne and Johnny Denison.

Honorary pallbearers were Jon Church, Cameron Hurley and Christopher Church.

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