Born Mary Jim Gray in 1922 to Della Jewel Loggins and Walter Scott Gray in Galveston, Weaver graduated from Marlin High School and attended Texas Women’s University and Stephen F. Austin State University. She was an active member of First Christian Church, Cum Concilio Club and Piney Woods Country Club, all in Nacogdoches. Upon her arrival in San Marcos, she became an active participant in local affairs including development of the Downtown Master Plan.
Surviving family members include two sons, James Scott Gregson and John Gray Gregson and wife Miletus Gregson, both of San Marcos; two step-daughters, Beverly Weaver Bruce and Reen Catanzaro and husband Louis Catanzaro, both of Houston; and by grandchildren Laura Gregson Leka and wife Jaclyn Leka; Tyler Scott Gregson and wife Sandra Dam Gregson; John Grant Gregson; Natalie Eaton and husband Thomas; Austin Gray Gregson; and Brian Glenn Bruce. Weaver is also survived by great-grandchildren Elizabeth Ann Gregson and Thomas Jethro Eaton; nieces Eileen Hall and wife Brenda McCoy of Denton; and Linda Hall and husband Ralph Phelps, Jr., of Sandia Park, N.M.; a great-niece, Jenny Phelps, and a great-nephew, Joshua Phelps.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Lamar Weaver; her parents; her sister, June Gray Hall; and the father of her sons, John Henry Gregson.
The family extends special thanks to Carmel Stapp and Gilbert Perez, both of San Marcos, who were her close friends, companions and loyal caregivers. In lieu of flowers, remembrance may be made to the charity of your choice or to the Hays County Food Bank.
Visitation will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20 at Pennington Funeral Home followed by memorial services at 2 p.m. in the funeral home’s chapel, 323 N. Comanche Street. First United Methodist Church pastor Todd Salmi will officiate. Immediately following the services, a reception will be held at the LBJ Museum of San Marcos, 131 N. Guadalupe Street.
A memorial service will also be held Feb. 27 in Nacogdoches. A private family interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park in Nacogdoches.Email | Print