Karen Weaver Lander, age 57, of New Bern, NC, formerly of Ashe County, passed away Sunday, June 27, 2010 at her home. A memorial service was held on Saturday, July 3, at 11 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church on Elizabeth Avenue in New Bern (online at www.newberntrinityumc.org). Mrs. Lander was born in Ashe County on May 24, 1953 to the late Edwin and Irene Jones Weaver. Karen is survived by: her husband, Donald Lander; two sons, Chad Stewart and Jay Stewart, both of Charleston, SC; two brothers, Truiett Weaver of West Jefferson and Doug Weaver of Durham, NC; a grandson, Paul Booker Stewart; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Memorials may be made to Colonial Capital Humane Society at www.colonialcapital.org.