Alberta Jean Weinrich
Alberta Jean Weinrich of Conway died peacefully on October 25, 2023. She was born August 12, 1929, in Gary, Indiana to Albert and Sarah Ann Shaw.
While living in Fort Smith, Arkansas, she met William G. “Bill” Weinrich there during his service in the U.S. Army. They were married in 1959 and lived in Gillett until 2019, when they moved to Conway. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Gillett and had worked at the Southern Store in DeWitt. Alberta had many interests, including crocheting, owls, and tending to her many flowers. She learned to play bridge this year.
Alberta was preceded in death by her parents; brother James, loving husband of 61 years Bill, daughter Nancy Greenwood, and son-in-law Mitch Greenwood.
She is survived by daughter Laurie Casteel, son-in-law Francis Casteel, and a host of extended family including cousin Roger P. Vaughan who frequently visited from Coventry, England.
Special thanks to the caring staffs of Stonebridge of Conway and Gentiva Hospice.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 28 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Gillett, officiated by Rev. Kory Janneke. Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 419, Gillett, AR 72055. www.essexfuneralhome.com
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