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  along with both of her sisters. They played for the Fort Wayne
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.
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.
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.
and Danny Cornette, Harold and Gerald Mast, Mike Jacobs and Jamie Weaver.
pallbearer: Harold Volle.