"Dignity without compromise"
Alva "Cleo" Weaver, 86, 47 year resident of Okmulgee, died December 23, 2002. He was born April 6, 1916 in Maynard, Arkansas to James Lewis and Gertie Maggie (Meridith) Weaver. He married Lucille Ida Garrett on March 14, 1940 at San Jose, California. He retired from the County of Okmulgee. He was employed as a truck driver in road maintenance, retiring in 1972. Preceding him in death were his parents, a daughter, Gertie Ruth Bell; three brothers, Dillard Weaver, Delmar "Scrappy" Weaver, and Raleigh Weaver; three sisters, Ettie Catharine Weaver, Inez Weaver, and Effie McCall.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille Ida Weaver of Okmulgee, one son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Bonnie Weaver of Ceres, California; two daughters and sons-in-laws, Mary and Duane Gehle of Morris, Oklahoma. And Shirley and Bill Johnston of Kingman, Arizona; one brother, Ammon Weaver of Mounds, Oklahoma; two sisters, Erple Castor of Okmulgee and Gerald Dean Brimer of Jenks, eighteen grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at the Morris Cemetery Chapel in Morris on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 at 2:00 P.M. with Shane Weaver, nephew of Mr. Weaver and Reverend Johnny Leybas officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-7 P.M. Monday evening. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.