Madelene Harriet Weaver Chance was one of eight children born to the late Levi H. Weaver and Pearl Mial Weaver. She was fondly called “Min” or Madelene by her family and friends; she was an adored family member. Madelene was born on March 16, 1922 in Raleigh, North Carolina and departed this earthly life on Saturday, May 30, 2015. Madelene was educated in the Raleigh Public School System and was a graduate of Washington High School Class of 1941. She attended Saint Augustine’s College and was an active member of the New York Alumni. For her dedication to Saint Augustine’s she received the Distinguished Alumna Award in 1992.
Madelene was a loving and devoted aunt and cousin. She was especially cared for during her illness by two dedicated nephews, Sam Craven and the late Alpha Howze, Jr., both of Raleigh, North Carolina. Madelene will be missed by a host of family and friends. Funeral services will take place at St. Augustine's University Chapel, 1315 Oakwood Avenue at 12:00 PM with visitation preceeding at 11:00 AM-11:45 AM. Interment takes place at Mount Hope Cemetery in Raleigh. Arrangements by Haywood Funeral Home, Raleigh. (919) 832-2835