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Rebecca J Weeks-Reeves

The Weeks, Shannon, Rogers, and Reeves families announce with profound sadness the peaceful home-going of our loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and cousin Rebecca Joanna Weeks-Reeves. This sad event occurred on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at her Kansas City, MO residence. R. Joanna Weeks Reeves was predeceased by her mother Eugenia Himie Shannon Weeks, and father J. Edmund Weeks, Sr. 

Joanna was a member of Overland Park First Assembly of God church for 18+ years. She leaves to mourn her death her four children: Ansu J. Rogers, Jimah A. Rogers, Eugenia M. Rogers-Akati (Frejus), and Lischen P. Reeves Gibson (Leo); two grand-children: Emmanuel J. Rogers and Grace I. Akati and siblings, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Mama, grandmie, Jo-Jo, Jo-le-Jo, and Joanna, as she was affectionately called, will be greatly missed by all who came in contact with her sweet, loving, caring, and gentle spirit. Mama you are our angel, forever loved, never forgotten.  May your soul rest in perfect peace.  

In Lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Children Lifetime Educational Foundation, our mother's passion and vision for Liberia (

Friday, January 8, 2016
6pm – 10pm
Pleasant Valley Baptist Church
1600 N 291 Highway
Liberty, MO 64068
Kansas City, MO 64164

Funeral Service

Saturday, January 9, 2015
Pleasant Valley Baptist Church
1600 N 291 Highway

Liberty, MO 64068

Please join the family by 10:00 am at Christ Church as we drive in alliance to the cemetery.
Committal service for Rebecca Joanna Weeks Reeves.

Saturday January 16, 2016
Moravian Cemetery
2205 Richmond Road
Staten Island, New York 10306
11:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Light Reception: Christ church hall
76 Franklin Ave
Staten Island New York 10301
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm"

Contact Information

Hyla Weeks (Sibling) 678-570-3087
Eunice Weeks Martin (Sibling) 917-622-3307
J. Edmond Weeks Jr. (Sibling) 508-685-6449
Fanny Weeks 646-262-0493 (Sibling)
Ansu Rogers 240-380-5479 (Son)
Lewis T. Pierre (Sibling)       886519045
Christian T. Weeks (Sibling)  77008242


Hotel Accommodations:

Kansas City Airport Marriott

775 Brasilia Ave, Kansas City, MO 64153

Hampton Inn Kansas City-Airport

11212 North Newark Circle, Kansas City, MO 64153 

Holiday Inn Kansas City Airport

11728 N Ambassador Dr, Kansas City, MO 64153

Please ask for bereavement rate under Weeks Reeves