The Daily Courier, Prescott, Arizona
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Alberta Grace Whipple, age 89, passed away Feb. 22, 2009. She was born April 4, 1919, in Bridgeville, Pa., to George and Lizzie (Franks) Davis.
She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas E. Whipple, who died in 1968.
In 1945, she moved to Prescott, Ariz., where she lived until moving into Fellowship Square, Phoenix, Ariz., in December 1999. For many years, Bert was employed at Yavapai College and was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church of Prescott.
Alberta is survived by her children, Thomas Wayne Whipple (Karen) of Phoenix, Ariz., George Chris Whipple (Carol) of Chico, Calif., Howard Roy Whipple of Phoenix, Ariz., and Darla Lynn Wells (Richard) of Glendale, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Dawn L. Waldman (David) of Chandler, Ariz., Thomas Wayne Whipple Jr. (Christina) of Bloomfield, N.J., and Elizabeth Wells of Glendale, Ariz.; two great-grandsons, Brian Robert Waldman and Andrew James Waldman, both of Chandler, Ariz.; and her niece Mona Lorraine Wilkinson of Bullhead City, Ariz.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at Heritage Memory Mortuary, Prescott, Ariz.
Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery, Prescott.
Heritage Memory Mortuary assisted the family with final arrangements.
Information provided by survivors.
Thomas Edward Whipple
Naomi Davis Horstman
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