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Barbara Carrol Weeks

07/12/1926 - 09/26/2017
Service Date: 10/13/2017
Service Time: 1:45 PM
Service Location: City of Mesa Cemetery, 1212 North Center Street, Mesa, Arizona

Barbara Caroll “Babs” Weeks, 91 passed away peacefully at her home in Mesa on September 26, 2017 with her daughter by her side. 

She was born in Prospect, CT to Harold P. and Madolin (Cooper) Hotchkiss and had three sisters, June Hatch of CT (deceased), Madolin “Honey” Sara of NJ and Arleen “Moo” Dunham of VT.  She graduated from Goodwin Technical School in New Britain, CT in 1945 and was a seamstress and importer of fine wools and tartans, operating shops in Cheshire CT and Carefree/Cave Creek, AZ.  She married her high school sweetheart, Frederick A. Weeks and was a devoted mother, daughter, sister and “Grams”. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Frederick,  son Robin C. Hurt and nephew Byron (Buddy) Dunham.  She is survived by her daughter Claudia “Pinki” Hoeppner (Jeff); daughter-in-law Kay (Haws); grandchildren Brent Murray (Candise), Robin C. Hurt II (Kelly), Alyson Welch (Justin), Anna Hunt (Sam); great-grandchildren Mercury LeeAnn Murray, Briggs Hurt, Dillon, Sofia and Madelyn Welch, Colton and Addyson Hunt; nephew and nieces Wesley Hatch (Camille), Elaine Hanson (Leanord), Kim Sheran (Pat), and Wendy Sara.  She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, living in the Mesa 34th and Dana Wards. 

Visitation will be Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 PM at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa.  Graveside services will be held Friday, October 13, 2017 at 1:45 PM at the City of Mesa Cemetery, 1212 North Center Street, Mesa, AZ.



  • Marianne Alexander Odell

    Pinki, I’m so very sorry for the loss of you precious Mom. I pray that your memories can help to carry you through this very difficult time.

  • Grams lived up to her name! Her soul was beautiful and was visible to all who knew her. Love you guys!💖

  • This is for Grams….. {{{{{{{{{{{ ~BABS~The raw wool you passed down to me made many scarves. You will forever continue to warm others. I am entirely grateful for the time we spent watching birds on the electric wires.. We knew you were leaving us. We all knew it was going to be a blessing in the end, but the absence of your physical being is pretty difficult to shake. Selfish right.. Pinki is who she is because of you. You are finally free…. I love you}}}}}}}}}}}

  • Sending my love and deepest sympathies to Pinki and Brent and ALL THOSE that loved BABs. What a beautiful soul, a GREAT LADY, and a loving friend, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a special woman that I was so lucky to know. Rest in Peace Grams!! You will be missed.

  • I am sorry for your loss. God promises at Revelations 21:4 that one day death will be no more. I hope this brings you and your family comfort at this difficult time.

  • Hazel St John And Jamie St John-Bynum

    Sending our love and letting you know we are there in spirit. Thinking of all of you on this day. We know that BABS is a special woman in a special place watching out over all those she loves. God Bless you all

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