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Georgia Whittenberg

Thursday, June 14, 2012

POPLAR BLUFF -- Georgia Lucille Whittenberg, 92, formerly of Dexter, died June 12, 2012, in the Mark Twain Caring Center in Poplar Bluff.

Born Nov. 1, 1919, in Bertrand, to the late Stephen and Edith Skaggs Whittenberg, she had worked as a seamstress for Elder Manufacturing Company of Dexter and was of the General Baptist belief.

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

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Rhoda Wooldridge and Gertrude Roberta "Lady" Whittenberg.

Services were conducted today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. Tim Russell officiating.

Burial followed in the Armer Cemetery in rural Bertrand.