Vera Bernice (Waite) Deweese

January 24, 1925 ~ March 4, 2018 (age 93)


Vera Bernice Deweese. 93, formerly of Wheeling MO passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Laverna Village Care Home in St. Joseph MO.

Vera was born January 24, 1925 in Chillicothe MO, the daughter of Wilber and Sylvia Waite. She attended Wheeling Schools.

She married her husband of 64 years, Leonard Delbert Deweese in Kansas City KS on February 14, 1946. He preceded her in death on March 4, 2010.

She was a member of Wheeling United Methodist Church.

Vera enjoyed being a homemaker, taking walks and caring for her family.

She is survived by six children. Theodore (Ethel) Deweese, Sandra (Garnett) Montgomery, Willa (David) Trimmer, Leonard (Tanya) Deweese, Bret (Marcia) Deweese, and Wes (Marlene) Deweese; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Vera was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leonard and a daughter, Gloria.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Wheeling Cemetery, Wheeling, MO.

Arrangements are under the direction on Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe MO.