Viola Weddle, 92, joined our Lord on Saturday, August 5, 2017. She was born on September 16, 1924 in St. Joseph, Missouri to Martin A. and Lulu Mae Mathers Logan.
She is survived by her 2 daughters, Cathy Alesandrini of Mesa, AZ and Nancy Weddle-Evans (Terry) of Washington, IL; 5 grandchildren, Craig Miller II (Megan), DJ Mefford (Kami), Lindsey Hainline (Brian), Derek Mefford, Brittney Collins; plus 2 step-grandchildren, Andrea Parker (Eli) and Amy Yee (Allen). She also had 7 great-grandchildren, Alexis Long, Blake Long, Ava Morgan, Boden Morgan, Nicholas Hainline, Payne Mefford, Addison Mefford, plus 5 step great-grandchildren, Korbin Parker, Brekin Parker, Abram Parker, Caitlin Yee and Abigail Yee. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
In 1946, she married the love of her life, Clayton L. Weddle, who preceded her in death in 1987. She was also preceded in death by her 4 brothers, Harry Logan, Ed Logan, Martin Logan and Charles Logan.
“Vi” was an avid golfer, playing in multiple leagues and tournaments in St. Joseph, MO, Pekin, IL and Arizona. She volunteered at many functions at both church and school, was a Girl Scout leader for 10 years, PTA president and homeroom mother. Family was most important. Loved, admired and known by many, she is now back in the waiting arms of her beloved Clayton, her forever dance and golf partner.
Although and active member of Velda Rose United Methodist Church in Mesa, AZ, she continued her long-time membership with Morton United Methodist Church in Morton, IL. A Memorial Service with a family graveside service is being planned for a later date in Morton, IL.