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Bernice M. Wright Whitaker
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Birth: Aug., 1888
Vaughn
Pierce County
Washington, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1966
Bremerton
Kitsap County
Washington, USA

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lewis Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Bernice M. Whitaker, 78, of Lone Rock, who died at the Bremerton Convalescent Center.

The Rev. Dr. William Ellington of the Silverdale Methodist Church will officiate, and burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Whitaker had been ill since the end of March and had been in the hospital and at the Convalescent Center the past several months.

She was born at Vaughn (Pierce County) and lived all her life in this area. During World War II, she lived in Silverdale and worked on the assembly line in Buildings 98 and 82 at Keyport Naval Torpedo Station. She had lived at Lone Rock since after the war.

Mrs. Whitaker's husband, Sylvester (King), a logger, died seven years ago, and a sons, Leonard of Oregon, died earlier this year.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Joe (Maxyne) Sullivan, and Mrs. Frank (Iyone) Brumm and Mrs. Jack (Jayne) Freeburn, all of Bremerton; two sons, Kenneth S., Shelton, and Jim N., Pullman (Whitman County); a sister, Mrs. William Otis, Cady, Calif.; a brother, Roy Wright, Sacramento, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

The Bremerton Sun, Friday, Sept. 2, 1966
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Wilbert Wright (1862 - 1938)
  Effie Satira Bliss Wright (1870 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  Sylvester King Whitaker (1881 - 1957)*
 
 Children:
  Kenneth Sylvester Whitaker (1906 - 1976)*
  Earl D Whitaker (1908 - 1910)*
  Maxyne N Whitaker Sullivan (1912 - 1969)*
  Iyone Bernice Whitaker Brumm (1915 - 1983)*
  Norris James Whitaker (1921 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bernice M. Wright Whitaker (1888 - 1966)
  Roy Dunham Wright (1893 - 1968)*
  Harvey Welby Wright (1898 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Bremerton
Kitsap County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Rod Morken
Record added: Apr 10, 2013
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