Harriet Whitham

Thursday, January 13, 2005

LEBANON - Harriet Dean Whitham, 64, formerly of East Prairie, died at 1:02 p.m. Jan. 11, 2005, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield.

Born Oct. 28, 1940, daughter of the late Rolan and Gladys Lancaster, she was a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie.

On Jan. 13, 1989, she married Edwin Whitham who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: one stepdaughter, Christie Heisler of Clearwater, Fla.; one stepson, Eddie Whitham of Clearwater; one sister, Dorotha Smith of Medford, Ore.; one brother, Robert Lancaster of Lebanon; one granddaughter, April Whitham of Clearwater; a special sister-in-law, Brenda Harrison of Amissville, Va.; two special nieces, Kaitlin Harrison and Jessica Harrison of Amissville; and a special friend, Sue Martin of East Prairie.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie, where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday with Bill Adkisson officiating.

Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie.

Pallbearers will be Bill Thurmond, Bob Thurmond, Bruce Larkins, Joe Adkisson, Carl Bennett Jr. and Chris Cannon.

Memorial contributions

may be sent to the

American Cancer Society

P.O. Box 343

Sikeston, MO 63801


East Prairie

Alumni Association

c/o Sue Martin

203 S. Washington

East Prairie, MO 63845


Sikeston Area Humane Society

1900 Compress Ave.

Sikeston, MO 63801

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