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Sunday, April 15, 2012

Jo Ann Whitham (April 12, 2012)

Jo Ann Whitham, age 80 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 8:00 A.M. Thursday April 12, 2012 in the Brethren Retirement Center Greenville, Ohio. Jo Ann was born September 1, 1931 in Greenville, Ohio and the daughter of the late Harry and Naomi F. (McKeon) Fenstermaker.

She was a graduate of Greenville High School and Miami Valley Hospital School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. She had been employed at Miami Valley Hospital Dayton, Ohio, Wayne Hospital in Greenville and later at Rest Haven Nursing Home where she retired following 28 years of employment.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Lloyd N. Whitham in 1996. They were married January 3, 1953. Also by a grandson Tim Whitham; brother Harry Leas and sister Elizabeth Horn.

Jo Ann is survived by daughters Jodi C. Bond of Boxborough, MA and Sherri B. Whitham of Junction City, CA. son Daniel E. Whitham Springboro, Ohio. Grandchildren Rachel Uchida, Kyle Bond and Kelsey Bond. Step Son Craig Whitham of Harrison, Ohio step daughter Shirley Bonkowski of Harrison, Ohio and three step grandchildren.

Private Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio Pastor Todd Reish officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. There will be no public visitation.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Hospice of Darke County.

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