Friday, July 26, 2013

Jacquelyn Anne Whittington (July 25, 2013)

Jacquelyn Anne Whittington, age 42, of Palestine, Ohio, was born on October 24, 1970 in Greenville, Ohio. The Lord healed her and took her home on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 5:12 AM at the Kobacker House in Columbus, Ohio. She is the daughter of Terry E. & Letha J. (Weimer) Whittington of Hollansburg, Ohio.

In addition to her parents she is survived by her sons, Donald Delarwelle and Zachery Delarwelle both of Palestine, Ohio; fiancé Arlis Turner of Palestine; siblings, Mary (Max) Cohan of Indianapolis, Thomas Whittington of Hollansburg, Rebecca (Ben Strauss) Whittington of Riffle, Colorado, and Sharli (Fiancé Mitch Hopkins) Phillips of Hollansburg; nieces and nephews, Eli & Micah Cohan, Kylan Whittington, Keenan, Aiden & Asher Strauss, Maggie & Johnny Phillips and Marc Hopkins.

She is preceded in death by her brother in law, Tim Phillips; paternal grandparents, Emmett & JoAnn Whittington, and maternal grandparents, Paul & Lois Weimer.

Jacquelyn was a very loving and dedicated mother and friend. She was a home health aide, a caregiver and homemaker and also worked at Whittington Produce. She loved cooking and feeding your family and friends. She was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Union City.

There will be a service held on Monday, July 29, 2013 at 2:30 PM at Fort Jefferson United Methodist Church, 3856 Church Street, Fort Jefferson, Ohio, with Pastor Doug Baker officiating. Burial will follow in the Hollansburg Cemetery, Hollansburg, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Sunday, July 28, 2013 from 2-4 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Darke County Cancer Association or Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43214.

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