Thursday, February 10, 2011

Marie Z. Whittenhall, 101, of Monett, passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, in Lacoba Nursing Home, Monett.

She was born Aug. 28, 1909, in South Dakota. She was united in marriage to Paul Murdock, who preceded her in death. In September 1975 in Emporia, Kan., she married Paul Whittenhall, who preceded her in death on Sept. 13, 1995. Also preceding her in death were her parents; one son, James Whittenhall, and two sisters.

Surviving are three sons, Kenneth Whittenhall and his wife, Frances, of Aurora, Ill., Richard Whittenhall and his wife, Mildred, of Springfield, and Paul Whittenhall, Jr. and his wife, Mary Ann, of Lakemoor, Ill.; 14 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and three great-great- grandchildren.

She grew up and received her education in South Dakota. She was a homemaker and moved from Emporia, Kan., to Purdy in 1950 to make her home.

No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.

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