Obituary and Service Information for Verna M. Whiteaker

Whiteaker, Verna M.

Date: Monday, September 13, 2010
Time: 10:00am-1:00pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, MO 63028

Date: Monday, September 13, 2010
Time: 1:00pm

Service Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel

Hillview Memorial Gardens, Farmington, MO

Faith Baptist Church Building Fund, P O Box 254, Festus, MO 63028 or St Jude Childrens Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 58105

Verna Mae Whiteaker, 89, of Festus, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at Crystal Oaks Nursing Center. She was a retired beautician and real estate agent. Born March 22, 1921 in Fredericktown, Missouri, one of eight children of the late Felix and Laura (Sikes) Pogue.

After her marriage to Eugene Whiteaker, she operated a beauty salon in Farmington, Missouri and raised their three children. She later lived in Arnold, Missouri and worked as a realtor while Eugene managed Midwest Gas Company. In addition to these careers, Verna was a seamstress having designed and sold original garments. In retirement she enjoyed painting and spending time with family, friends and members of her church.

In addition to her parents, Verna was proceeded in death by her husband of 59 years, Eugene, and six siblings: Rosa Kitchen, Thelma (Aslinger) Ridgon, Nina Sigman, Golda Koen, Eugene Pogue and Roy Pogue.

She is survived by her son: Michael (Kristina) Whiteaker of Imperial; daughters: Rosetta (Roger) Hagan of Festus and Dianna (Glenn) Eisenbeis of Festus; sister, Marge (Richard) Lewis of Florida, sister-in-law, Gladys (Buck) Myers of Fredericktown, Missouri; eight grandchildren: Chris (Linda) Hagan, Jon (Stacy) Eisenbeis, Janel (Jonathon) Schnurr all of Festus, MO, Cary (Julie) Hagan of Amsterdam, Netherlands, Jason Eisenbeis of Crystal City, Sean (Tonya) Whiteaker and Kara Bauer of Imperial and Anthony Whiteaker of Arnold; and 13 great grandchildren.

Pastor Matt Culbertson will officiate service.


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