George Wayne Weaver, 85, of Panama, OK passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in Ft. Smith, AR. George was born May 3, 1935 in Pittsburg, OK to Elmer Sr. & Mary (Martin) Weaver. When George was a young boy his family moved to Bokoshe, OK where he lived until 1956 when he joined the US Air Force. After his tour was finished he was honorably discharged. He met Etta Faye Fletcher the loved of his life for 63 years. They were married January 5, 1957 in Sayer, OK. To this union a daughter was born. He was a truck driver, mechanic; there was nothing he couldn’t fix and was also a tire laborer. George & Etta moved to Panama, OK in 1973. George loved fishing and hunting until his health declined. He accepted Jesus on September 15, 2002 and was baptized at New Mount Pleasant Church in Heavener, OK where he served as Sunday School teacher and Deacon. He was preceded in death by his parents; great grandson, Douglas Byrd ; 3 brothers & 2 sisters.
He is survived by his wife – Etta Faye; daughter Susan (Weaver) Crowder & husband Randy of Weatherford, OK; grandchildren, Diana Holdman & husband James, Michael Bradshaw & wife Rhonda, Christina Avery, Bobbi Jo Perez & husband Carmelino; great grandchildren, Stefanie Ivey & husband Jason, Tori Maxwell, Christyl Morgan, Marcos Perez & Christian Perez; great great grandchildren, Stormie Ivey, Nathan Maxwell & Kennedi Williams; brother, Frankie Weaver of Rock Island, OK; sister, Judy of Miller of Michigan; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 11 am, Friday, July31, 2020 at Old Bokoshe Cemetery Pavilion, Bokoshe, OK with Jim Cook officiating. Pallbearers will be Shawn Knight, Leon Lowrimore, Thomas Brown, Carmelino Perez, Marcos Perez, Ron Cline, Frank Weaver Jr. The family will be at the funeral home on Thursday from 6-8 to visit with relatives & friends.
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