Originally created 02/24/01

Mrs. Phoebe Whitney



STATESBORO, Ga. - Mrs. Phoebe S. Whitney, 91, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2001, at her residence.

Services will be announced later.

Mrs. Whitney, a native of Stilson, was a former secretary for Rockefeller Center, New York, and was a farmer. She was founder and former president of New Castle Historical Society, Chappaqua, N.Y., and a member of Garden Club, Chappaqua, and First Congregational Church, Chappaqua.

Survivors include her husband, Donald H. Whitney, Statesboro; a son, Peter Whitney, McLean, Va.; a daughter, Mary W. Hoch, Mount Kisco, N.Y.; and five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to: New Castle Historical Society, Greeley House, Kings Street, Chappaqua, NY 10514; or First Congregational Church, Orchard Ridge Road, Chappaqua, NY 10514.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today at Hodges-Turner-Anderson Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle Feb. 24, 2001