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Georgia Lucille Whittenberg

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Georgia Lucille Whittenberg, daughter of the late Stephen Whittenberg and Edith Skaggs Whittenberg, was born on Nov. 1, 1919, in Bertrand, Mo., and died in the Mark Twain Caring Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at the age of 92.

Miss Whittenberg had worked as a seamstress for Elder Manufacturing Company of Dexter and was of the General Baptist faith. She was a resident of Poplar Bluff, formerly of Dexter.

She is survived by a niece, Lucy Wooldridge Wheeler of Dexter; a great-nephew, Jonathan Scott Wheeler and wife, Jan of Poplar Bluff, and two great-great nephews, Brandon Wheeler and Joshua Wheeler, both of Poplar Bluff.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Rhoda Wooldridge and Gertrude Roberta "LADY" Whittenberg.

Visitation was held at the Rainey-Mathis Fun-eral Home in Dexter on Thursday, June 14, 2012, from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. Funeral services followed at 2 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Tim Russell officiating.

Interment took place in the Armer Cemetery in rural Bertrand.