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 Evelyn <I>Featherston</I> Weir

Evelyn Featherston Weir

Coryell County, Texas, USA
Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 89)
Gatesville, Coryell County, Texas, USA
Burial Gatesville, Coryell County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 100025346 · View Source
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Evelyn Featherston Weir Attebery, 89, of Gatesville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at a local nursing facility. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, at Scott's Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Restland Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, at the funeral home.

Evelyn was born in Coryell County, Texas, to the late David Alexander and Minnie Lou (Lary) Featherston. She was raised and attended school in Gatesville. Evelyn married Cecil Weir in 1938, and they resided in Hamilton for five years until moving back to Gatesville.

In 1979, she married Lee Attebery. They resided in Gatesville and were active in the community, especially with the Gatesville Senior Center and the senior dances. They were named the "Senior Citizens of the Year" in Gatesville in 2000. Evelyn and Lee delivered Meals on Wheels for many years and hosted the Gatesville Senior Dances. Evelyn worked for Modern Cleaners for 23 years, and then owned and operated Modern Cleaners for 11 years. She also worked for Medical Plastics for five years and the Gatesville Primary School as a housekeeper for eight years. Evelyn was a member of Live Oak Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Cecil, in 1968; her second husband, Lee, in 2007; a grandson; a granddaughter; two great-granddaughters; a great-great-granddaughter; and sisters, Rosa Lee Williams, Iva Bell Hale, Josie Benner, and Louise Chambers.

Evelyn is survived by her daughters, Anita McNeese, Wilma Motley, Nancy Rush, and Patty Guzman, all of Ft. Worth, Lola Wolff, of McGregor, and Patricia Rosas, of Gatesville; sons, Kenneth Weir, of Copperas Cove, Jerry Weir, of Flatonia, Don Weir, of Ft. Worth, Gerald Weir, of San Antonio, Galen Weir, of Kaufman, and Matt Herring, of Gatesville; 41 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; 22 great-great grandchildren; brother, J.D. Featherston, of Gatesville; and numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Waco Tribune-Herald: 11/2/2012...U10

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  • Created by: Ruth M. Brown
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100025346
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Evelyn Featherston Weir (31 Jan 1923–1 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100025346, citing Restland Cemetery, Gatesville, Coryell County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ruth M. Brown (contributor 46796546) .