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Dorothy N. Weilbaker

Dorothy Nadine (Deenie) Weilbaker, 79, Ashville, Ala., formerly of Palmyra and Corydon, died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, in Birmingham, Ala.
A native of Joplin, Mo., born Dec. 13, 1923, she was employed as a secretary and court reporter at Camp Crowder Army Base in Neosho, Mo., during World War II. She graduated from Joplin Junior College with an associate’s degree and earned awards for shorthand and secretarial excellence.
She was active with the Crossroads Civic Club, Morgan Elementary School PTA and North Harrison High School band boosters, and retired in 1986 from the U.S. Postal Service after 25 years of service including several years as postmaster in Palmyra. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Dana Weilbaker; two brothers, Chester and Martin Wade, and a sister, Mary Sarriugarte.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Arvil Weilbaker; four daughters, Elaine Cecile of Monterey, Calif., Valerie Underwood of Ashville, Erin Wilk of Monrovia, Calif., and Ann Lostutter of Salina, Calif.; a brother, Morris Wade of New Canaan, Conn.; a sister, Louise Vicory of Joplin; five grandchildren, and a great-grandchild.
Funeral: Saturday, July 26, at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in the Palmyra Cemetery.