Weauweice Cothran Kuykendall

Graveside services for Weauweice Cothran Kuykendall, 100, of Kosciusko will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at the Leland-Stoneville Cemetery. She passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Kosciusko, MS. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Leland.

Weecie was born July 22, 1921 in Drew, MS to Charles Clinton Cothran and Ester White Cothran.

Weecie is survived by one son, William Clinton (Billy) Prewitt (Carol) of French, MS; stepson, Richard Peeples (Carolyn) of Waco, TX; stepdaughter, Patricia Peeples Lee of Waco, TX; six grandchildren, Sherry Prewitt Kirby (Bo), Sheila Prewitt, Shellie Prewitt Anderson (Van), Trevor Peeples (Stephanie), Jason Peeples (Serafina), Chris Carson, and many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Weecie is preceded in death by her husbands, E. J. Prewitt, Gene Peeples, and Wesley Kuykendall; her parents Charles Clinton and Ester Cothran; her brother Charles Clinton Cothran, Jr.; her sisters Wilma Waldrop, Maudine McClellan, and Pauline Mason; her sons, E. J. (Buddy) Prewitt and Charles Donald (Donnie) Peeples and great grandson, Clinton Cole Kirby.

Serving as honorary pallbearers are Tyler Kirby, Braden McGlothin, Gage McGlothin, Cooper Anderson, Kory Van Matre, Jarad May, and Barrett Shearer.

Weecie was a long time resident of Leland, MS. She held several positions in the 1950’s and 1960’s at Leland City Hall as secretary to Mayor Bill Carraway and secretary at Delta Branch Experiment Station. Most importantly she was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother who was so loved by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

Her 100th birthday in July was a celebration which she enjoyed very much.

A special thank you to Atwood Assisted Living Home and the staff of Baptist Memorial Hospital of Kosciusko, MS.

Memorials in Weecie’s name can be sent to French Camp Academy, One Fine Place, French Camp, MS 39745.