Margaret Eliza Weaver Braun, 89, of Shadyside, OH, died Sunday December 31, 2006 in the Shadyside Care Center.
She was born September 17, 1917 in Orange County, VA, a daughter of the late Theodore and Minnie Bamford Weaver.
Margaret was a homemaker, a member of the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, Shadyside, where she taught Sunday School, was a 20 year Volunteer at BCH and was a special grandmother to many Shadyside children.
In addition to her parents Margaret was preceded in death by her husband Cecil H. Braun on November 17, 1977, and an infant son, four sisters, Emily, Thelma, Sarah and Noble and two brothers, Theodore and John.
Surviving are three children; Patricia John Burkle of Shadyside, Sallie Ed Bobb of Dublin, OH, Nancy Tom Shomaker of Boulder, CO, one sister, Fanny Burl, dec. Anderson of Weirton, two brothers, James Norma Weaver of Wellsburg, WV, Ed Betty Weaver of Follansbee, WV, and five grandchildren; Cara Battistelli, Jeremy and Jason Bobb, and Brett and Maggie Shomaker.
A devoted Christian, a beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Her sense of humor endeared her to everyone. Always foremost in her mind was the health, safety, and happiness of her daughters and their families.
In her own words, she carried her girls "under my heart". She will be dearly missed by Josie Thompson and Norma Jean Core, as well as many other friends.
Mother now rests peacefully, without worry, pain or struggles, in the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
The family wishes to thank the Shadyside Emergency Squad and the Staffs of Belmont Community Hospital and the Shadyside Care Center.
Friends will be recieved on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside where services will be held on Thursday at 10:00am. Burial will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, OH.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, Shadyside or the Shadyside Fire Department and Emergency Squad Association.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at altmeyer.com