Fern E. Weir, 92, passed away on July 13, 2020. Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 from 6-8 pm at Heritage Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 10:00 am at Heritage Funeral Home with burial to follow at Killeen Memorial Park.
Fern was born on November 5, 1927 in Albion, Michigan to Harold and Mayta Wixson, was the sixth of seven children. Fern was trained as a classical vocalist and enjoyed singing with stage bands. After graduation she married Lloyd J. Bennett and had four sons; together they followed her husband to various duty stations while he served in the Army. Her second husband, Rufus D. Weir, was also in the Army and with all the boys soon out of the house they enjoyed the tours to Germany and visiting other counties.
She was predeceased by Lloyd J. Bennett, Rufus D. Weir, and son Lloyd Jay Bennett.
She leaves behind three sons: Kirk Bennett and Trudy, Craig Bennett and wife Donna, and Kevin Bennett and wife Shirley and daughter–in- law Becky Bennett. Fern also leaves twelve grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; twenty great- great grandchildren and numerous grand dogs.
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