|Birth: ||Mar. 30, 1855|
|Death: ||Mar. 18, 1939|
Mrs. Elizabeth Clark Whitney, widow of the late Charles E. Whitney, died at her home, 608 South Lamine Avenue, at 12:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Whitney would have been 84 years of age had she lived twelve day[sic] more.
Mrs. Whitney was born in Falkirk, Scotland, daughter of the late Reverend and Mrs. William Clark, and was one year old when the family left Scotland and located in Canada. It was in that country that Mrs. Whitney spent her girlhood years. She was married August 17, 1879 to Mr. Whitney in Junction City, Kas., and in 1888 they came to Sedalia, which had been her home almost continuously since Mr. Whitney was for many years with the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas railroad company, and at the time of his death in February, 1923, was general secretary for the O.R.C., with headquarters at Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Mrs. Whitney leaves two sons, E. L. Whitney of Salem, Ill., and G. C. Whitney, of New York City, both of whom were with her when she passed away. She also leaves a niece [nieces], Miss Agnes Clark, Wichita, Kas., and Mrs. A. J. Engstrom, Dwight, Kas.
The deceased was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian church, in which church her father was a minister.
Funeral services will be held at Gillespie's Funeral Home at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon, Rev. R. A. Waggoner to officiate.
The following friends will serve as pallbearers: Ed J. Evans, W. O. Stanley, E. F. Hausam, Sr., George V. Snead, J. S. Brenneman, C. L. Hanley,
Interment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Charles E. Whitney (1856 - 1923)*
Erwin L. Whitney (1882 - 1941)*
Crown Hill Cemetery
Created by: Art Hoch
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