May 5, 1932 - June 27, 2011
Evelyn Charlene Weber Mershon, of New Braunfels, Tex., passed away June 27, 2011, at the age of 79, at home with family members and friends at her side. Charlene was born in Memphis, Tenn., on May 5, 1932, and was raised in Tulsa, Okla., by her parents Andrew and Iva (Hulsey) Weber. She was a graduate of Will Rogers High School in Tulsa and over the years enjoyed attending numerous reunion functions with the Class of 1950. She was also a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma at the University of Tulsa. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 38 years, Frank Allen Mershon, M.D., in 1990; sister, Suzanne Weber Hicks; and sister-in-law Margaret Mershon Bard. Charlene is survived by her long-time companion Victor ?Pete? Peters, of New Braunfels; daughter, Lynn Mershon Hefner, of New Braunfels; daughter and son-in-law, Allene and Clay Blaker, of Bocas del Toro, Panama; granddaughter and her husband, Jacy and Roosvelt ?Chombo? Diaz, of Panama; great-grandson Dylan Alexander Diaz Hefner, of Panama; sister, Kathleen Cook and her husband Wilson; sister, Carol Shrout, and her husband Mike; sister-in-law, Dorothy Mershon Bajak Armistead and her husband Gray; brother-in-law, Reg Hicks; numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews; and Pete?s family members Vic, Jim, Sarah, Adrian, Sabrina, Victor and Ian. Charlene will always be remembered as a loving person in every role: daughter, sibling, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend. She was a hunting and fishing enthusiast; Girl Scout Leader; avid gardener; camper; river canoer/rafter/tuber; breast cancer survivor and an American Cancer Society volunteer in the Reach to Recovery program. The family would like to thank the many caregivers from Hope Hospice of New Braunfels, especially Naomi Collins, for their kind dedication to Charlene?s comfort in her final weeks. Heartfelt thanks and love to Marie Gilman Davis, R.N., close friend of the family, for her constant care and unwavering strength when it was most needed.
Evelyn Charlene Weber Mershon, of New Braunfels, Tex., passed away June 27, 2011, at the age of 79, at home with family members and friends at her side. Charlene was born in Memphis, Tenn., on May 5, 1932, and was raised in Tulsa, Okla.,... View Obituary & Service Information
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