February 5 2020
Obituary Kathy Jean Weaver of Viola, passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday morning, February 5, 2020, she was 65. Kathy was born in Milford, DE 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. Kathy enjoyed giving back to the community, and was part of the Viola Town Council for many years, serving as Treasurer and Vice President. She was also very active in the Felton Community Fire Company Auxiliary where she also served in the positions of Vice President and Treasurer. Kathy was also a member of the Harrington Moose Lodge. When she was not busy with these organizations, she did enjoy 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. She will be sadly missed. In addition to her parents, Kathy is 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 will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at the Melvin Funeral Home, 15522 South DuPont Hwy., Harrington, DE, at 12 PM, with a visitation for family and friends starting at 11AM. Arrangements are entrusted to the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home, please visit us at www.melvinfuneralhome.com to express or send condolences. To send flowers to Kathy’s family, please visit our floral section.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Kathy Jean Weaver February 5 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Harrington, state: Delaware