The Obit For Jean Weaver

Jean Weaver

The Paducah (Kentucky) Sun
January 20, 2008

God took her mind years ago and now on this
day, Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, he came and took
her soul. She never knew but it hurt to see her

God never took her smile away for it glowed to
the very last day.

She was a member of the All American Girls
Professional Baseball League and was inducted into the Cooperstown Hall of Fame [1] along with both of her sisters. They played for the Fort Wayne Daisies [2].

She was born Wilma Jean Weaver on Aug. 28,

Surviving are one dear friend, Andrea Mast of
Massac County; one brother, Donald L. Weaver and wife, Mary, of Massac County; three nieces; four nephews; three great-nieces; eight great-nephews; two adopted brothers; and one adopted sister and her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Elsie (Dummeier) Weaver; two sisters, Betty Weaver and Jo Anne Weaver; and one brother, James Weaver.

Funeral services for Jean Weaver, age 74, of
Massac County will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at Miller Funeral Home in Metropolis. Rev. Norman C. Sloan will officiate. Burial will follow in the St. Stephen's Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Friends may call at Miller Funeral Home in Metropolis from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, 2008.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of
contributions to Powers United Methodist Church, c/o Kenneth Halstenberg, 215 Shawnee Lane, Metropolis, IL 62960; or Project Hope Humane Society, 1660 W. 10th St., Metropolis, IL 62960.

Pallbearers: Jake and Danny Cornette, Harold and Gerald Mast, Mike Jacobs and Jamie Weaver.

Honorary pallbearer: Harold Volle.