Demma Jean <I>Neal</I> Whiting

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Demma Jean Neal Whiting

  • Birth 13 Oct 1916
  • Death 13 Jan 2010 West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Prosperity, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 46920640

Demma Jean Whiting 93 of Piney View, WV passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2010.
Born October 13, 1916, she is the daughter of the late Lester and Demma Jesse Neal.
Demma enjoyed reading her bible with her family and friends and sewing. She made a lot of her own clothes for kids. She loved spending time and taking care of her family. Demma was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Prosperity.

In addition to her parents, Demma is preceded in death by her husband William Edward Whiting, Sr.; son Thomas Whiting; sisters Helen Nichols, Wanda Keener and Josephine Christopher; brothers Rev. James Neal and Harry Neal.

Those left to cherish her memory her son Bill Whiting and wife Shirley of Stevensville, MD; daughter Twila Adkins of Madison, WV; sister Carol Scherf and husband Lou of Harriman, TN; 11 grandchildren, Sally Adkins, Denise White, Chris Price, Neal Adkins, Sheri Carter, Ritchie Whiting, Kelli Haynes, Steven Whiting, Kimberly Williams, Jason Whiting, Becky Harmon; 25 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren, plus one was born on the day Demma passed away and one is on the way.

Services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, January 18, 2010 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley with Pastor George Wood officiating.
Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
Friends may gather with the family Sunday from 6 – 8 PM at the funeral home.
The family asks that memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in her memory.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Dr. Beckley, WV.

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  • Created by: Mckinney
  • Added: 20 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46920640
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Demma Jean Neal Whiting (13 Oct 1916–13 Jan 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46920640, citing Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Mckinney (contributor 47207893) .