Shyrl Jean “Jeannie” (Gilbert) Sweiger
Maysville, MO………. Shyrl Jean “Jeannie” (Gilbert) Sweiger, 81, of rural Weatherby, Mo., went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 26, 2020 in Maysville, Mo.
Funeral service will be held at Turner Family Funeral Home in Maysville, on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jonathan Garlock ;Sr. officiating.
Christian Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery, Weatherby, Mo.
An open Visitation will be held at Turner Family Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 28,2020 from 9-11 a.m.
Jeannie was born in rural Gentry County to J.R. & Florencetine LaJune “June” (Jestes) Gilbert on March 12, 1939.
She went to High School in King City, Mo. and graduated in 1957.
On March 1, 1959 Shyrl Gilbert and Charles Sweiger were united in marriage at Pleasant Hill Church in rural King City, Mo.
They celebrated nearly 61 years together.
Shyrl Jean was a faithful farm/housewife and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She liked to cook and she was quite amazing at her culinary craft.
She was a long time member of the Bethel United Methodist Church, and served in many capacities including as District UMW president and spoke for the group on various occasions.
Shyrl Jean is survived by her husband Charles of the home.
Children, Brian L. Sweiger, Michael K. (Jamie) Sweiger, grandchildren, Derek, Kate (Ryan) Burland, Grafton, Olivia, Alexia, Gentry, great granddaughter, Emmalynn, brother, Jerry (Loretta) Gilbert, and many other relatives and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorials may be made in Jeannie’s honor to : The Bethel Cemetery or the Donor’s Choice in care of Turner Family Funeral Home; Box 350, Maysville, Mo. 64469