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     Delilah Ione Weaver, age 85, of Liberal, passed away Saturday, January 24, 2009, at Freeman Hospital West following a long illness.


     Delilah was born January 21, 1924, in Nevada, Missouri, to Jesse and Mary (Slagle) Friend.  A life-long area resident, Delilah worked for more than 20 years at the Nevada Habilitation Center as a secretary, then housekeeping supervisor, retiring August 1, 1989.  She was an accomplished seamstress and quilter who enjoyed a variety of hand crafts.  Delilah was a member of Liberal Christian Church.


     On April 14, 1943, at Girard, Kansas, Delilah married Ward Weaver and he preceded her in death.  She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Paul McClarrinon.


     Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, David & Edyth Weaver and Ed & Linda Weaver, all of Liberal; a daughter Judy Weaver, Liberal; a sister and brother-in-law, Pauline & Max Davidson, Liberal; five grandchildren, Jody Henegar, Tom Weaver, Barry Weaver, Brian Weaver, and Pamela Thompson; and nine great-grandchildren, Daniel Henegar, Jr., Jordan Henegar, Keagen Henegar, Michaela Henegar, Cortney Weaver, Seth Weaver, Isaac Weaver, Samuel Weaver, and Taylor Thompson. 


     Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 28th at Liberal Christian Church with burial in Worsley Cemetery. 


     The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Daniel Funeral Home in Lamar.


     Memorial contributions are suggested to Worsley Cemetery in care of Daniel Funeral Home.


#3 Liberal, MoJean Overstreet 2009-01-30 07:59
I was so sorry to hear about Delilah.

My thoughts and prayers are with your families.
#2 Liberal MOBarb Hopkins 2009-01-29 09:42
Liberal MO
Our thoughts and prayers are with ALL of the family in the passing of their
mother/grandmother. I hope the coxcomb seed I gave her lived and brought her
some pleasure - she was always friendly and a joy to visit with. Remember the
good times and memories - they will stay with you ALWAYS and God will sustain
you thru this difficult time!
luv ya, Barb & BO
#1 Taleta Wesner 2009-01-29 09:40
Independence, Mo.
To Delilah's Children:

Your Mother was a wonderful person and so many
memories I have of her. She was a perfect hostess to the Weaver Clan gatherings
and I wonder how many said "Thank You." She will always be remembered
as a favorite by me.

My Love To All

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