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April 6, 2013

Dr. Karen Edith (Mott) Weaver

FAYETTEVILLE, GA. — WEAVER – Dr. Karen Edith (Mott), 66, Fayetteville, Ga., died at home on Easter Sunday, following a 15-month battle with ovarian cancer. Karen was born Sept. 23, 1946, in Johnstown, daughter of William and Helen (Hakanen) Mott. Preceded in death by her father. Survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Ross L. Weaver; daughters, Lisa Diane Weaver and Nicol Erin Weaver-Landis, wife of Patrick Landis; and her adoring grandchildren, Zachary Brown and Hannah and Cole Landis. She is loved by her sisters, Diana, wife of Paul Nagy; Mary Ann, wife of Steven Miller; and Nancy, wife of Julio Casanas; and brother, David Mott, married to Pam Trexel. Dr. Weaver received her masters of science degree in nursing from Emory University and her Ph.D. in nursing education from Georgia State University. She worked as an associate professor of nursing at Clayton State University near Atlanta. Karen will be remembered for being a caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, mentor and friend. The hearts that Karen touched are innumerable. The number of people who touched Karen’s heart will always be appreciated and never forgotten. Memorial service will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. April 21 in the atrium at Harry Downs Continuing Education Building at Clayton State University. Karen has donated her body to the university system of Georgia for educational and research purposes. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made in her honor. Please send donations to The Karen Weaver Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1255, Fayetteville, Ga. 30214.

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