February 14, 1926 - April 7, 2015
Carolyn Hulan Weed was born in Kerens, Texas, to Myrtle and Fred Hulan. She was Valedictorian of Kerens High School, graduated Baylor University Magna Cum Laude, and moved to Harlingen in 1945 to teach. There she met Richard Weed who had returned home from serving in World War II.
They married in Kerens on June 22, 1946, and established their home in Harlingen where they raised three children. Mrs. Weed taught Spanish in Harlingen for twenty years, was a member of The First Methodist Church, and supported many community activities. She and Richard enjoyed traveling throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Europe, but family always played the most important role in her life.
Carolyn was preceded in death by Richard, her husband of 68 years. She is survived by three children and their spouses: Carol Jean Whatley and husband Pat, Rick Weed and wife Paulette, Barbara Lee Muggley and husband Buster; six grandchildren: Holly and husband James Lee, Steven and wife Ashley Whatley, Beth and husband Chad Blacklock, Genni and husband Jimmy Shafer, Trey Muggley, Alisha and husband Chris Gummer; fourteen great-grandchildren: Daniel and J.D. Lee; Taylor and Catherine Whatley; Finley and Cole Blacklock; Kilee, Sullivan, Mackynzi and Rori Shafer; Madisen, Abbigail, Sonoma and Lexington Gummer; brother Henry Hulan and wife Margaret; sister Joyce Lockhart and husband Obie. She is remembered by special friends Lura Brown and Teresa Vinzant.
A graveside Celebration of Life will be held near Kerens at the Prairie Point Cemetery, Bazette, Texas, on Saturday, April 11 at 1:00. A reception will follow at the family lake house, 113 Hulan Drive, Kerens.
In lieu of flowers those who wish may send donations to the Prairie Point Cemetery Association care of B. H. Upchurch, 3015 FM 636, Kerens, TX, 75144.
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