|Death: ||Jun. 17, 1973|
Sunday afternoon, a 16-year-old Yorktown High School senior, Shari Wheadon, died of injuries suffered in a rural auto accident late Saturday. She was fatally injured when a small auto she was a passenger in, failed to negotiate a jog on Delaware County Road 900-W at 100-N Saturday night. Scene of the accident is just east of Interstate 69 and south of the Frankton interchange, about six miles north of Daleville. Another passenger in the car, Terry L. Lovett, 20, 5506 River Road, was killed in the crash. A third passenger, Theresa Johnson, 16, of Yorktown, was reported in serious condition by Ball Hospital personnel Sunday night.
Miss Wheadon, 21 Smith Court, Yorktown, was born in Orange, Calif., and moved to the Yorktown area in 1963. She would have been a senior next fall at Yorktown High School and attended Yorktown Baptist Fellowship.
Surviving are her mother, Virginia, Yorktown; her father, Ellis, Yorktown; two brothers, Robert of Wenatchee, Wash., and Larry of Orlando, Fla.; a sister, Cindy of Toronto, Canada; and her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Wheadon, Long Beach, Calif.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Richman Funeral Home, Yorktown. Rev. John Gilbert will officiate. Burial will be in Elm Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Virginia Rae Clapp Wheadon (1923 - 2004)
Elm Ridge Memorial Park
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Our Little Angel|
Cindy and Larry
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A very sweet and loving soul, gone too soon.|
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Yorktown High School--Class of 1974|
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