June M. Weeden

June M. “Bubby” (Royster) Weeden, 74, of Newport passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Kent County Memorial Hospital.

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Julian Royster, Sr. and Alice (Rose) Royster Sebastian.  June was a Certified Nursing Assistant for the Newport County Mental Health before she retired. She enjoyed genealogy and spent a lot of time tracing her family history.

She leaves seven grandchildren, Charles E. Weeden, III,  Jovon Weeden, Julian Weeden, Mark Weeden, Raychell Weeden, Melissa Weeden and Rob Jabez C. Jeffreys, four sisters, Barbara Walmsley, Shirley Jeffreys, Roberta Royster and Debra Jones, one brother, Julian Royster, Jr. and one stepdaughter, Linda A. Harris. She was the mother of the late Tonisha Weeden and Charles E. Weeden, Jr. and sister of the late Ronald Royster, Alfred Sebastian and Robert Sebastian.

Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Monday 6-8.