Cloyd Dewane Weathers

ELKHART - Cloyd Dewane Weathers, age 90, died on Oct. 3, 2020, in Durant, OK. He was born April 1, 1930, in Ulysses, KS, to Jess and Sarah Weathers. The family moved to Elkhart, KS where Cloyd graduated from Elkhart High School in 1949. He married Patricia Ann White on Oct. 17, 1949. Cloyd and Patricia farmed and ranched in the Eva community. Upon retirement, Cloyd and Patricia moved to Cypress, Texas, for six years, and then relocated to Durant where they lived until their passing.


He is survived by his children, Debra Jean Hickey of Reydon, OK; son, David Weathers of Cypress, Texas; daughter, Leanna Olson of Durant, OK; daughter, Valerie Mathews of Durant, OK; 16 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and counting, and two great-great-grandchildren. Cloyd was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia; his father, Jess; his mother and step-father, Sarah and Wesley Carter; four sisters, Ruth Ward, Ruby Crawford, Beverly Priest, and Mary Ellen Penick; and two brothers, Alvin and Keith Weathers.


Funeral service will be Oct. 10, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Garnand Funeral Chapel in Elkhart, KS. Service will also be available on Garnand Funeral Home Facebook Live. Visitation will be Saturday, from 1 p.m. until service time. Interment will follow at Elkhart Cemetery. Arrangements are in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.