Obituaries Friday September 13th
Frances V. Gregory, 92 years, of Fort Madison, Iowa died at 2:55 pmWednesday, September 11, 2013 at the MontroseHealthCenter, Montrose, Iowa. She was born June 4, 1921 at Revere, Missouri, a daughter of Everett V. and Esther Kautz Evermon. On November 11, 1939, she married Richard “RC” Gregory at Kahoka, Missouri. He preceded her in death.
She was a housewife and mother. She was a member of the FortMadisonUnitedMethodistChurch, Fort Madison, Iowa. Through out their 38 years of marriage, Frances and Dick built two homes together, enjoyed the fruits of their large gardens and many flowers. She always enjoyed working in her flower beds and you would be surprised if you found a weed among the many flowers. She worked hard on their five acres, helping to attend to the many fruit trees. You could often find her playing Old Maid with her grandkids and great grandkids. Before her sight started going you could find her embroidering her many sets of dish towels and pillow cases that each family member received. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.
She is survived by her two sons: Dick F. (wife Janet) Gregory, of Fort Madison, Iowa; Daniel J. Gregory, of Gersham, Oregon; one daughter, Beverly (husband Harold) Elmore, of Sweet Home, Oregon; one brother, Ernest (wife Leta) Evermon, of Hamilton, Illinois; four sisters: Zola Marie Brammer and Mary Lipper, both of Kahoka, Missouri; Betty Fox, of Revere, Missouri and Laura (husband Harold) Webber, of Unionville, Missouri; one brother-in-law, Joe Dobson, of Keokuk, Iowa; three grandchildren: Renota (husband Ray) Chambers, of Packwood, Iowa; Wendy (husband Mike) Bushnell, of Albany, Oregon and Kim (husband Allen) Reves, Sweet Home, Oregon; six great grandchildren: Alex(wife Sarah), Evan, Brenna and Nellie Chambers, Nicholas and Michael Reves and several nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers: Roy in infancy, George and Howard Evermon; six sisters: Myrtle in infancy, Vera Mae Shuler, Viola Davis, Pearl Gregory, Mabel Wolf and Beulah Dodson and two grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 – 10:30 amSaturday, September 14, 2013 at the Barr Memorial Chapel, Fort Madison, Iowa. Her funeral service will follow and begin at 10:30 amSaturday, September 14, 2013 at the Barr Memorial Chapel, with Pastor Bill Willis officiating. Burial will be at the Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery. A memorial has been established for Lee County Health Department Hospice, contributions may be made at the Barr Memorial Chapel, FortMadison. Online condolences to the Gregory Family may be made from the Barr Memorial Chapel, www.barrmemorialchapel.com.
Leona A. Weaver, 95, of Burlington, Iowa, died at Great River Klein Center, West Burlington, Iowa, on Wednesday, September 11, 2013.
Born on October 16, 1917 in Edina, Missouri, she was the daughter of Fredrick C. and Jesse M. Beckman Breuer. She married Albert Walter Weaver on March 17, 1937. He died on May 4, 2004.
Leona was a homemaker. She worked at Midwest Biscuit and enjoyed annual reunions with her friends. She enjoyed card games, the fall season, short trips with the family, going to flea markets, time on the river and wintering in Arizona. She loved her grandchildren and cherished spending time with them. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and one of the WELCA Circles of the church.
She is survived by one daughter, Janice L. (Richard) Purvis of Ozark, Missouri; two sons, Jack A. (Bonnie) Weaver and James F. Weaver, both of Burlington, Iowa; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Bonnie Darrah of West Burlington, Iowa; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Albert; two sisters, Velma Meyer and Verna Hollinrake; one brother, Glen Breuer; and two infant sisters.
Funeral services for Leona A. Weaver will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Prugh’s Chapel, Burlington, Iowa. Pastor Rick Biedermann will officiate. Interment will be in Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery, Burlington, Iowa. The family will receive friends in Prugh’s Chapel Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
A memorial has been established for Alzheimer’s Research. Condolences may be left at www.prughfuneralservice.com.
Sharon Parker,67, of New London, died Thursday, September 12, 2013 at her home. Arrangements are pending at Elliott Chapel, New London.