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Obituaries for June 6, 2008

Friday, June 6, 2008

Mary Martha Whitby, 80, of Friendship, died Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at Bells Nursing Home.

She was a homemaker and was a member of Emmanuel Community Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Friendship Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Dean officiating. Burial will be in Bellevernon Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Survivors include her husband, Percy Miller Whitby of Bells; four daughters, Joan Dean of Bourbonnais, Ill., Elaine Smallwood, Amanda Smallwood and Priscilla Ward, all of Friendship; a son, Mitchell Whitby of Jackson; a sister, Ida Lee Powell of Louisville, Ky.; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Fay Louis Jones and Mary Jnettie Sanders; and a sister, Virginia Leggett.

Pallbearers will be grandsons.