from the Harveyville Monitor, December 9, 1948: Obituary --- James Edward Weekes Mrs. A.L. Lineberger received the sad news last Friday morning of the death of her brother, J.E. Weekes, who lived in Los Angeles, California. He was born in Grand Prairie, Illinois and when a small boy came to Kansas with his parents and spent his boyhood near Paxico.Later, he went to Topeka where he operated a machine shop for many years, moving to Los Angeles 10 years ago.He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 51 of Topeka. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Myrtle Weekes, and three brothers John C., J.A., and Howard all of Topeka, and three sisters, Mrs. Amanda Cox of Topeka, Mrs. Hazel Lineberger of Harveyville, and Mrs. Eunice Fitch of Springfield, Missouri. His body will be returned here for burial and funeral services will be held in Topeka at the Sanders-McMichael Funeral Home Thursday afternoon at one o'clock with burial in the Bethelman Cemetery near Paxico, Kansas.