Alice (Cellers) Weir, 92, Carbondale: Jan. 27, 1925 – Aug. 27, 2017

CARBONDALE, Kan. – Alice (Cellers) Weir, 92, passed away peacefully on Aug. 27, 2017, in Overbrook, Kan. She was born Jan. 27, 1925, to Harold and Lois (Moore) Cellers.

The family moved to Carbondale, Kan., from Auburn, Kan., when Alice was 11 years old. A Navy war bride, she married Walton Weir on Oct. 2, 1943, and always spoke happily of the six weeks they spent in Newport News, R.I., before he was again deployed. After the war, the couple made their home in Carbondale. Alice was a homemaker who enjoyed her family and many friends. She was a member of the Carbondale Women’s Club that has met for many years. Walton and Alice were founding members of the Carbondale Church of Christian Fellowship.

Alice is survived by her children, Daryl (Joyce) Weir, of Carbondale, Diane (Charles) Miller, Dwight, Kan., and Denise (James) Frack, Polk City, Iowa; five grandchildren: Vicki (Mike) Combes, Lanny (Shelly) Miller, Dustin (Amy) Miller, Veronica (Ben) Kirk, and Jessica (Sean) McCauley; 10 great-grandchildren, Dylan and Jarrett Combes, Evan Miller, Payton Miller, Kyle and Katelynn Roger, Layla Kirk, and Neila, Larkin, and Truitt McCauley; and numerous family members and friends.

Alice was predeceased by her husband, Walton, in 1990; son, Douglas, in 1989; grandsons, Axel Franck and Patrick Weir; and brothers Dean, Dale and Warren Cellers.

The family is especially grateful for the care and attention provided to Alice by the staffs of Brookside Retirement Community and Fields of Brookside.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at Carbondale Church of Christian Fellowship, 430 Commercial St., Carbondale. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to the service hour at the church. Interment will be at the Carbondale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Carbondale Church of Christian Fellowship or Carbondale Library Building Fund, and sent in care of Greenwood-Roberts Funeral Home, PO Box 268, Overbrook, KS 66524.


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