Viola - Kathy Jean Weaver passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday morning, Feb. 5, 2020. Kathy was born October 18, 1954 in Milford, to the late, Blanche Mae and Elmer Martin Jefferson.
Kathy enjoyed book keeping and worked for various businesses over the years including Berry Van Lines, Hughes Scrapple, and Superior Siding.
She enjoyed giving back to the community, and was part of the Viola Town Council for many years, serving as Treasurer and Vice President. Kathy was also a member of the Harrington Moose Lodge. When she was not busy with these organizations, she enjoyed being with friends, and going camping with family. She took pride in her yard and loved working in her flower beds. Kathy had an infectious smile and laugh that could light up a room. She enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest. She loved her family immensely and was a loving, devoted, and caring wife, mother, and grandmother and will be missed.
In addition to her parents, Kathy was preceded in death by brothers, John "Eddie" Jefferson, Harold Jefferson; sisters, Diane (and husband Ray) Walls, Sandra Rogers; and brother in law, Richard "Wayne" Walters.
Kathy is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Franklin "Butch" Weaver Jr.; son, Franklin "Eric" Weaver (Christina); daughter, Shelly Leigh Weaver; grandson, Bryce Ryne Weaver; siblings, Barbara Walters, Betty Walls (Ralph), Elmer "Martin" Jefferson (Jody), Libby Walls (Buster), Sydney Jefferson (Barbara); brother in law, Gordon Rogers.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service was held on Feb. 20, 2020 at the Melvin Funeral Home.
Kathy was very active in the Felton Community Fire Company Auxiliary joining in 1999. She served as our Vice President and Treasurer. She chaired many dinners for the Auxiliary and got along with everyone. We will miss her bright smile and especially her laughter. She brought a smile to many faces. Her husband, Butch, is an active life and 50 plus year member of the fire company. Her sister, Barbara Walters, is a life and 50 plus year member and brother-in-law, Wayne Walters was also a life and 50 year member.
This web site article was prepared on February 24, 2020 by Sandy Wood using information contained in Kathy’s obituary published in the Delaware State News on February 9, 2020 and FCFC Auxiliary records.