Asa Jack Weathers

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Funeral services for Asa Jack “AJ” Weathers, 71, of New Llano, will be
held Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 11 a.m. in Grace Bible Church in Leesville. Bro. Larry Davis, Bro. Sandy Guynn and Bro. Irby Perkins, Jr. will be officiating. The burial will follow in the Cooper Cemetery in Pickering. Visitation was Tuesday, Jan.
19 from noon thru Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 10 p.m. in the funeral home. Then Thursday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. until service time in the church. Services are under the direction of the Labby Memorial Funeral Home in Leesville.
Mr. Weathers
was born on October 17, 1938 in Leesville; he was the son of Asa Jack and Eva Myrtle Craft Weathers. He passed away on Monday, Jan. 18 at his home.
Asa was a lifelong resident of Leesville. Beloved husband, father, father-in-law,
grandfather, Paw Paw and brother. He served in the Air Force. He was the head of Maintenance for the Vernon Parish Police Jury. A Master Mason and also a Shriner, he volunteered as an Auxiliary Sheriff Deputy, and was a “jack-of-all-trades, from a
roofer and a painter, to a private investigator. He helped build churches in foreign countries such as Belize. He loved a good conversation, his family and hunting and never met a stranger he did not like. But most important he was a Christian and
loved his Lord Jesus Christ.
Asa was preceded in death by his parents, and sister at heart, Melba Mae Craft LaMountain.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Ann Weathers of New Llano; six children, Asa Eugene (wife,
Angela) Weathers of Houston, Texas, Cora Dianne “Suzan” (husband, Chris) Weathers Mitchell of Pickering, Artie Ray (wife, Julie Ann) Weathers of Houston, Texas, Eva Mae (husband, Danny) Weathers Clanton of New Llano, Melba Rita Marie Weathers Jackson
of New Llano, and Kathy Renee (husband, Troy) Weathers Key of Ocean Springs, Miss.; 21 grandchildren, Charles Edwin Weathers, Darryl Mullens, Nathan King, Gary Lee “Texas Tatar” Mitchell, Ann Corie’ “Mia Bella” Mitchell, Christopher Allen “B”,
Mitchell, Jr, Artie Ray “Skipper” Weathers, II, Leanne Marie Parker, Eric Parker, Justin Massey, Cory Lyons, Danielle Renee Clanton, Edwina Marie Clanton, Hope Michelle Clanton, Jeremy Ambrose, Asa Jackson “Lil AJ” McArthur Weathers, Savannah “Katie”
Griego, Samantha Suzan Sherrill, Patricia Christine Davis, Troy Lynn Key and Scott Aaron Key; 38 great grandchildren; countless nephews, nieces, cousins ( Rodney, Bobby and Melba Jo Jackson); and countless friends. Brothers at heart were D. R. “Red”
(wife, Patsy) Perkins of New Llano and Gerald Wayne Perkins of Anacoco.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the Weathers family at