Kathryn “Kay” Weed, 91, of Blountstown, Florida, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014, in Tallahassee, Florida.
She was born August 12, 1922, in Tampa, Florida to the late James and Hattie (Sampson) Perdicaris. Kay taught English and Latin at Blountstown High School until her retirement in 1984. Someone said that she could speak to royalty because she studied English with Mrs. Weed. She was an active member of Blountstown First Baptist Church and did mission work in Africa, Russia, Spain, Indonesia, and Korea. She also worked in prison ministry at Calhoun Correctional Institute and was very active in Gideons International. Kay was an avid gardener.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 60 years, Forrest Weed.
She is survived by her son, Allen Robert Weed, and his wife, Dale, of Franklin, Tennessee; her daughter, Susan Kaye Pando, of Marietta, Georgia; three grandchildren, Ryan Weed and his wife, Keli, and Sofia and Louie Pando; two great grandchildren, Beckham and Penelope Weed; a brother, Jim Perdicaris, of Lakeland, Florida; and two sisters, Helen Eady, also of Lakeland, and Katina Perdicaris of Sarasota, Florida.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 18, at Adams Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 19, in Magnolia Cemetery with Reverend Tom Stallworth and Reverend Tim Rhoads officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, P. O. Box 765, Blountstown, Florida 32424.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (phone 674-5449). You may offer the family online condolences at adamsfh.com.