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Eva Lily Whitney

  • Birth 17 Dec 1917
  • Death 9 Mar 2008 Lavaca, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Hayward, Alameda County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 25215094

From the Santos-Robinson Mortuary website

Eva Lily Whitney, born December 17th, 1917 in Lavaca, Arkansas. Eva was married to the late William Kirk Whitney for 38 years. She is the loving mother of Wayne Edward Whitney and Bruce James Whitney and mother-in-law to Janet Whitney and Rita Whitney. She is the adored grandmother to Jessica Marie Whitney and Jennifer Ann Whitney.

Eva and her 4 brothers and one sister who are all deceased grew up in Cisco, TX. She was married in San Francisco, California in 1945. In 51 she and her husband and oldest son moved to San Leandro. Her youngest son was born in 1952 and she resided in San Leandro for the remainder of her years. Eva was a hard worker all her life. She enjoyed gardening and cut her own lawn with a push mower till her 70s. She loved her family and took a special interest in their well being. She had a sparkle in her eye and always enjoyed cracking a joke and getting a rise out of people. She was well liked by all her friends, neighbors and acquaintances. She will be dearly missed.

A chapel service celebrating her life will be held today at Santos-Robinson Mortuary 160 Estudillo ave. San Leandro beginning at 12:00 P.M. Burial to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Hayward.


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  • Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
  • Added: 12 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25215094
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eva Lily Whitney (17 Dec 1917–9 Mar 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25215094, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hayward, Alameda County, California, USA ; Maintained by Mr. Badger Hawkeye (contributor 46542485) .