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Minnie H. (Cordray) DeWeese March 7, 1935 – January 19, 2020

Minnie H. (Cordray) DeWeese, 84, of Indian Grove, MO, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Brunswick Nursing Home in Brunswick, MO.  Memorial services will be held at Breshears Memorial Chapel in Brunswick, MO on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 12:00 P.M.  Pastor Wayne DeWeese will officiate the service.  A visitation will be held prior to the service from 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.  A private burial will be held at Powell Cemetery at a later date.

Minnie was born on March 7, 1935 in Brookfield, MO, the daughter of Charles Monroe and Florence Marie (Packham) Cordray.  Minnie attended high school in Brookfield, MO.  On May 22, 1950, Minnie was united in marriage to Major DeWeese at the Linn County Courthouse in Linneus, MO.  Together they were blessed with three children, Major, Jr., Margo, and Wayne.

Minnie was a housewife and a homemaker.  She was a member of the Zion United  Methodist Church in Indian Grove, MO and a member of the Fairview Extension Club.  She loved spending time with her family, gardening, baking, canning, and sewing.

Minnie is survived by her beloved husband of the home, Major; her three children,

Major DeWeese, Jr. of Brunswick, MO, Margo Arp and her husband Dennis of Brunswick, MO, and Wayne DeWeese and his wife Shirley of Bennetsville, SC; five grandchildren, Shaune Kingsolver of Kansas City, MO, Dawn Peterson and her husband Troy of Liberty, MO, Brian Arp of Columbia, MO, Shannon Arp of Independence, MO, and John Carroll of Bennetsville, SC; and she is also survived by 6 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Florence Cordray, four siblings, Helen Kelsey, Marshall Cordray, Virginia Troya, and Jack Cordray.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis Arp, Brian Arp, Shannon Arp, Nick Hartman, Charlie Cordray, Mark Cordray, Dale Sayler, and Nick Rapp.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to Powell Cemetery.  Donations may be left at or mailed to Breshears Memorial Chapel, 207 W. Broadway, Brunswick, MO, 65236.

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