2011-08-11 / Obituaries


Floyd Weaver, 74, died Aug. 3, 2011.
He was born Oct. 26, 1936 in McIntosh. He was the son of the late Nancy Florine Weaver and Wade Weaver. He received his early education at Reed’s Chapel School and then received a GED from the Untied States Army. He joined Reed’s Chapel Baptist Church at an early age and rededicated his life to the Lord in May 2011. He loved to travel. He was an avid University of Alabama "Roll Tide" and Los Angeles Lakers fan. His home was an open house, he loved to cook and see people with their bellies full. He also enjoyed fishing with his mother-in-law, brothers and brothers-in-law. He was an active member for many years of Solomon’s Temple Masonic Lodge in Sunflower and Past Worshipful Master. He worked for 33 years through the Teamsters Union in Mobile retiring in 1991 to raise grandchildren and care for his wife.
Survivors include his children, Kelia McCleary, Leroy, Kevin M. Weaver, San Diego, Calif., Kendall (Ura) Weaver, Wagarville, Tim (Koren) Daffin, Dallas, Texas; devoted godson, Lance (Jan) Johnson, Mobile; brothers and sisters, Arrie Lee (Carol) Weaver, Bill Elliott (Jean) Weaver, Earl (Judy) Weaver, Lee (Lori) Weaver Jr., Maxine (Larry) Walser, Jewel (Percy Carl) Rivers; grandchildren, Jhared McCleary, Jazmine McCleary, both of Troy, Kaely Weaver, Karmeon Weaver and Karsen Weaver, all of Wagarville; brother-in-law, Lee (Gwendolyn) Powell; sisters-in-law, Laretta Weaver, Mary Powell, Cassie Bea Powell, Jeaenette Powell, Rosetta Powell, Vera Powell, Ellie (Willie) Roberts; former son-in-law, Garland McCleary, Vicksburg, Miss.; a devoted friend, Melvin Norwood, caregiver, Sissy Stringfellow; and a host of extended family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Marie Powell Weaver, a daughter, Karolyn; his parents, brothers, Preston Weaver, Gallasneed Weaver, sisters, Eldora Weaver.
The service was Aug. 6 at Lewis Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Wagarville with Rev. Allen Caesar Abston officiating. Burial was in the Lewis Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers and flower bearers were his nephews, great-nephews, nieces and great-nieces.
Jackson Memorial Funeral Home directed.

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