William N. Rupert Mortuary, Inc.
In Loving Memory
Helen M. Whitling
Helen M. Whitling, age 82, of Emlenton, died Saturday morning, September 22, 2012, at her home.
Born December 17, 1929 in Emlenton, she was a daughter of the late William H. and Florence L. Shreffler Orr.
She married James Edward Whitling, Jr. on December 1, 1945. He preceded her in death on December 7, 2001.
Helen was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family, playing her piano, bird watching and crossword puzzles.
She was of the Presbyterian faith and attended the Pentecostal Country Gospel Church.
Helen is survived by two daughters: Darlene Sue Holton of Fern and Sharon London and her husband, David, of Harrisville; eight grandchildren: James Holton, Tracie Keene, Crystal Wolbert, Sherry Deal, Robert Anderson, Jr., Lynda Burk and John Stumpner and 18 great grandchildren.
She is also survived by her brother, Charles Orr and his wife, Linda, of Moran, Michigan.
In addition to her parents and husband, Helen was preceded in death by two daughters: Viola Stumpner and Helen Stumpner; a grandson, Clinton E. Stumpner and his wife, Barbara; three brothers: Milford, Floyd and Richard and three sisters, Annabelle, Dorothy and Pearl.
Friends will be received from 11 am to 1 pm Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at the William N. Rupert Mortuary, Inc., 430 Mendenhall Avenue, Knox.
Funeral services will be private.
Interment will take place at the Cedarview Memorial Park in Strattanville.
Online condolences may be sent to Helen’s family at www.rupertfuneralhomes.com