Originally created 01/26/03

Mrs. Myrtle Whitaker (DEARING, Ga.)

DEARING, Ga. - Entered into rest Saturday, January 25, 2003 at the Gibson Nursing Home. Mrs. Myrtle Phillips Whitaker, 83, wife of the late Robert "Buck" Whitaker. Funeral service will be held Monday, January 27, 2003 at 3 p.m. at the Silver Run Baptist Church, Harlem, with the Rev. Jerry Pitman officiating. Internment will be in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service. Mrs. Whitaker was born in McDuffie County and a member of the Silver Run Baptist Church. Survivor includes a sister, Mrs. Margie Smith of Harlem and several nieces and nephews. She loved working in the garden and devoted most of her life caring for the sick. Pallbearers will be, Victor Bertucci, Vince Bertucci, Huey Hayes, G.C. McCorkle, Jerry Paschal, Joe Clark. If so desired memorials may be made to the Silver Run Baptist Church Building Fund, 5406 Highway 221 SE, Harlem, Ga. 30814. The visitation will be Sunday, January 26, 2003 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Starling Funeral Home, Harlem, Ga. 706-556-6524 Email condolence to family at starling@familink.com

The Augusta Chronicle January 26, 2003


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