|Birth: ||Jun. 20, 1950|
|Death: ||May 17, 2010|
Neosho, Mo. -- Mrs. Mary Jo Whitaker, 59, Neosho, departed this life on Monday morning, May 17, 2010, at her home.
Mary Jo entered this life on July 20, 1950, in Winfield, Kan., born to the union of John Wilbur and the late Mary Elizabeth (Trimble) Yarbrough. She was raised in McDonald County, and was a 1969 graduate of McDonald County High School.
On June 11, 1972, she was united in marriage to George Whitaker and he preceded her on Jan. 1, 1999.
She resided 17 years in central Minnesota, before returning home to McDonald County. She was employed for several years at Hudson Foods, Noel. She was a member of the Water of Life Church, Pineville.
Mary Jo is survived by her father, John Yarbrough and wife, Edna, Southwest City; a sister, Karen Sue Cole, Neosho; and a nephew, Shawn Hesselink, of the state of Virginia.
Funeral services for Mrs. Whitaker are 2 p.m. Thursday in the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Homes, with Curt Hurley officiating. Burial will follow in the Neosho Memorial Park Cemetery in Neosho. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel.
Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website www.ozarkfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home, Anderson.
Mary E. Yarbrough (1925 - 1976)
George C. Whitaker (1943 - 1999)
Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Kyle
Record added: Apr 01, 2013
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