Thursday, April 27, 2006

Faye Whittington, 97, of Wheaton, died Tuesday, April 18, 2006.

She was born the oldest of 14 children on Sept. 30, 1908, near Purdy, the daughter of the late Clarence Orville and Lottie May (Graber) Sanders.

Survivors include: one son, Herb Whittington Jr., of Aurora; one brother, Bill Sanders, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one sister, Helen Hudson, of Purdy; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Whittington, her parents, six brothers and five sisters.

She was a member of Wheaton Southern Baptist Church. She was a retired elementary school teacher for the Wheaton school district.

Services were held Friday at Wheaton Southern Baptist church with Rev. Richard Buck officiating. Internment followed in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Butterfield.

Contributions may be made to the ALS Society in care of the funeral home.