Gary Wayne Weems, 73, of Hazen, passed away on September 27, 2020 at the VA Hospital in Little Rock, AR. He was born May 23, 1947 at Baptist Memorial in Little Rock, AR to Jacob Eli and Clara Maxine Guess Weems.
Gary attended Fort Worth Technical High School in Fort Worth, TX where he lived until his senior year. He graduated from Forrest Pak High School in Forrest Park, GA in 1965. He was Platoon 3108 Paris Island United States Marine Corp. and is a veteran of the Vietnam War. Gary was also an ordained deacon at Lakeside Missionary Baptist Church in Des Arc, AR where him and his wife are currently members.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Shirley Holt Weems; sister Johnnie Weems Davis and husband Bob Davis of San Antonio TX; son Ryan Weems and wife, Shannon of Hazen; daughter Autumn Weems Wood of Cabot; grandchildren: Jacob, Eli, Emily and Luke and nieces and nephews. Gary was proceeded in death by his parents, grandparents: John and Nettie Guess and Jacob Leroy and Barbra Weems.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen, AR. Funeral services will be held at the Pavilion located outside of Center Point Missionary Baptist Church in Hazen, AR at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020. Burial will be immediately following the services at Center Point Cemetery.