News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 29, 2013

Dorothy May Weir


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CLINTON — CLINTON — Dorothy May Weir, 92, of Clinton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at her residence, surrounded by her family.

She was born on Oct. 5,1920 in Jasonville, Indiana to Elmer and Gertrude Silkwood.

She was a member of the Jerusalem 254 Chapter of Eastern Star for more than 50 years, a member of State Line Christian Church and past Guardian of Jobs Daughters Bethel 5.

She is survived by her son, Charles Weir Jr. and his wife Sandy; a daughter, Iva Benjamin and her husband Paul; four grandchildren, Jennifer Moats and her husband Perry, Kim English and her husband Matt, Alisa Benjamin and Shalei Benjamin; and several nieces and nephews. She also had two great-grandchildren, Lilly and Wyatt English.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Charles Weir Sr.; brothers, Ted Silkwood, Joe Silkwood and Gene Silkwood; and a sister, Iva Neidlinger.

Per her wishes, cremation is scheduled with a Celebration of Life at 11 a.m. Monday, July 1 at State Line Christian Church. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Heartland Hospice.