2017-09-21 / Obituaries

Donna Jo Weaver, 79


Donna Jo Weaver Donna Jo Weaver Donna Jo Weaver, 79, of Bloomington, IN, a former longtime resident of Morgan and Owen Counties, passed from this life on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 surrounded by her loving family in the comfort of her own home. Donna was born Wednesday, August 31, 1938 in Hall, Morgan County, IN to the late George and Audrey (Ray) Dawson.

Most of her life she was a dedicated homemaker. She worked as a private nurse’s aide for several years and at McCormick’s Creek State Park Campground. Donna never met a stranger and she adored the people she had the opportunity to meet. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, playing card games and especially loved Christmas.

Donna had a great love for the Lord and was a dedicated member of the Church of Latter Day Saints in Whitehall, IN.

She leaves behind her loving family including her husband, John F. “Sunshine” Weaver of Bloomington, whom she married November 26, 1953. She also leaves behind her daughters, Savannah Donna Shehane of Reno, NV; Mary Jo (husband, Carl) Trendelman of Bargersville and Martha (husband, Keith) Houk of Bloomington; brother, Sam (wife, Sally) Dawson of Martinsville; sister, Mearline (husband, Tony) Terrell of Spencer; grandchildren, Kimberly Carlson, Kristie (husband, Jay) Anderson, Carleen (husband, James) Riley-Mercado and Kevin (wife, Rosanne) Ruble; great grandchildren, Josh (wife, Tia) Sample, John and Tristan Ruble, Chase and Chelsey Anderson and Logan and Luke Riley-Mercado and one great great grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Steve and Theodore Dawson; sister, Katrina Hatfield and one granddaughter, Sondra Stwalley.

In honoring her wishes, she will be cremated. Family and friends are invited to visit on Friday, September 22nd from 2-4 p.m. at Neal & Summers Funeral & Cremation Center in Martinsville. A memorial service celebrating Donna’s life will begin Friday at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

Condolences may be shared with her family at www.nealandsummers.com.

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