Sarah Weaver

Funeral services for Sarah Weaver will be 2:30 PM Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at the Mullinax Funeral Home in Butler, Missouri (660) 679-0009 with Pastor Eldon Allen officiating. Visitation prior to services at 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler, Missouri. Contributions to charity of the donor’s choice. 

Sarah Francis Weaver passed away July 18, 2012 at her home in Independence, Missouri. Sarah was born July 5, 1937 in Liberal, Missouri to Howard and Ruby Anderson Weaver. She attended Central Missouri State University and was a secretary at Long Bell Lumber Company for several years before their relocation.

Sarah had a very friendly and outgoing personality and loved to talk with friends and strangers alike. She especially enjoyed her monthly luncheons with her Butler High School classmates. Sarah showed great perseverance and a resiliency to overcome the setback she suffered from a broken hip that occurred four years ago. She was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Independence, Missouri where she was baptized.

Sarah was preceded in death by her father and mother, Howard and Ruby Weaver, grandparents George and Susie Weaver and John and Sarah Anderson. Survivors are her brother John Weaver of Lincoln, Nebraska; sister Taleta (Terri) Wesner and husband Glen of Independence, Missouri; Aunt Claudia Brooks of Pittsburg, Kansas, and numerous cousins.

She was loved greatly and admired by her sister and brother and will be deeply missed every day of their lives.

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5 thoughts on “Sarah Weaver

  1. I am not long on words and didn’t know Sarah well since leaving school. I am sure she will be missed by her family and friends alike. It seems we are at a point where illness and death are starting to take a toll on our group.
    Was glad the hear that Joe was getting along and was sadden with the news of Garry’s wife passing.
    All of these have hit me a blow that was hard to deal with.
    These situation we never get over but little by little we learn to live with what is dealt to us. Some times the burden seems extra heavy but God give us the strength to lift up and go on.

    Love to all,

    Wesley Strange

  2. The BHS Class of 1955 would like to extend our sympathy to Sarah’s family, we will miss her. God be with you.

  3. I am grateful to Sarah’s brother John and sister Terri for encouraging me to friendship with her, a gift for which I am richer. Sarah had a deeply spiritual side which she kept very private. I am privileged to have had her share it with me through the simplicity of her way of being in the world. Sometimes she reminded me of a little sparrow in the way she would lite for a visit then seem to flit away; then return nearly unexpectedly with her inimitable gladness and charm.
    Sarah was a farm girl, in her core she required contact with nature.
    For beloved Sarah:
    Bless the Lord, all you works of the Lord.
    Praise and exalt him above all forever.
    Angels of the Lord, bless the Lord.
    You heavens, bless the Lord.
    All you waters above the heavens, bless the Lord.
    All you hosts of the lord, bless the Lord.
    Sun and moon, bless the Lord.
    Stars of heaven, bless the Lord.

    Every shower and dew, bless the Lord.
    All you winds, bless the Lord.
    Fire and heat, bless the Lord.
    Cold and chill bless the Lord.
    Dew and rain, bless the Lord.
    Frost and chill, bless the Lord.
    Ice and snow, bless the Lord.
    Nights and days, bless the Lord.
    Light and darkness, bless the Lord.
    Lightnings and clouds, bless the Lord.

    Let the earth bless the Lord.
    Praise and exalt him forever.
    Mountains and hills bless the Lord.
    Everything growing from the earth, bless the Lord.
    You springs, bless the Lord.
    Seas and rivers, bless the Lord.
    You dolphins and all sea creatures, bless the Lord.
    All you beasts, wild and tame, bless the Lord.
    You sons{and daughter} of men{and women}, bless the Lord.
    (from the third chapter of the Book of Daniel)
    Sleep with the Angels, Dear Sarah.
    Jan Powell

  4. Dear Sarah,
    Your friends at St. Ann’s miss our Butler Babe, miss your bright smile and vivacious personality, and hope you are enjoying God’s bliss in Heaven. Hope you will watch over us here on Earth and put in a good word to God for us all.
    May the Lord bless you and keep you, make His face shine upon you, be gracious to you and grant you His eternal peace. AMEN
    Ann Gerard Francke
    Michelle Lee Boyer

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