Born Nov. 20, 1920 in
Evansville, she was the daughter of Richard Everett and Elizabeth
Mary (Geibel) Hurt.
She married Ralph Morton Whitten July 11, 1943, in Princeton. She was a 1939 graduate of PrincetonHigh School. She was a member of FirstBaptistChurch and taught school for 33 years.
Survivors include daughters, Patricia Ann (Kenneth)
Thomas of Oakland City, Jeanette Elaine (Wayne) Williams of Rapid City SD; Donna Jean (Jerry) Pearson of CatlinIll.; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband
in 1965; half-sisters, Esther Koenig, Mary Hurt Bowen, Mattie Hurt Sawyer, Mamie Hurt Knepple; and
half-brother, James Hurt.
Funeral services will be at Saturday at McCulloughGroveBaptistChurch in OaklandCity, with the Rev. Ken Thomas officiating. Burial will be at
the I.O.O.F. cemetery in Princeton.
Visitation will be Friday at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel in OaklandCity and from until
the service hour on Saturday at the church.