On January 31, 1937, a second son, the third of eight children born to the union of the late Dirk Weston, Sr. and Seretha Perryman Weston. They named this special child, Saul Weston affectionately known by his loving Cleveland friends as “Doc”. He was educated in the Coahoma, MS school system. After graduation he enlisted in the US Army where he competed as a Boxer. He acquired training and certification as a Boiler engineer which was his career to retirement.
If one were to describe Saul Weston, a summation would be A Legacy of Faith, Gratitude and Service. He was a loving soul, sincere, helpful, and protective to all. He kept his focus on the Holy Spirit and the word of God.
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen - Hebrews 11:1
Religion was the central focus of his life at an early age he dedicated his life to Jesus Christ blessing Him with his voice of praise singing in the choir-Jehovah blessed Saul with a beautiful bass voice. Saul grew to adulthood as a man of the people, trustworthy, ingenious, kind and generous, especially to his family, friends and church congregation, “The United House of Prayer for All People” joining in the early 1970’s. He participated in various ministries and sought pleasure in servicing grounds and ensuring building temperature control. He is best remembered for his devotion and service to his Lord and Savior.
It was in the Spring, 1972 that Saul traveled from Cleveland, OH to the United House of Prayer in Washington, DC for a Conference and to introduce his recent gift from God to big sister Esther and her family. On January 13, 1972, a daughter was born to Saul and Doris Hayden and they named their precious gift, Shirrell.
Saul departed this life on the early morning of Sunday, January 16, 2022 at his residence, God saw the road was getting rough and the hill was hard to climb, He gently closed His son’s loving eyes and whispered, “Peace be thine.” Saul left behind a beautiful memory; to us who knew and loved him that will never grow old. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Essie, Esther, Seretha and Rosetta; as well as brothers Primus, Dirk, Armstrong and Joshua.
Saul, a Giant to many leaves to love and cherish his memories, daughter, Shirrell Obodo, Atlanta, GA; brother, Theodore Weston, Sr., San Antonio, TX; sister-in-law, Iester Weston, Herndon, MS; 4 granddaughters, 1 great-grand; and a host of nieces, nephews, and special cousins.
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