E. Hazel Whittaker, 102, of Toulon, died at 4:06 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Royal Oaks Care Center, Kewanee.
Hazel was born November 28, 1910, in Larue County Kentucky, the daughter of Robert Turner and Fannie Alice Howell Roark. She married Robert E. Whittaker on February 2, 1937, in Toulon. He preceded her in death on April 6, 1978. Four brothers and one sister also preceded her in death.
Surviving are four sons; Robert L, and Paul D, both of Kewanee, Arthur (Rosie) of Toulon, and Eldon (Donna) of Owatonna, MN; one sister; one brother; 3 grandsons; 2 granddaughters ; 3 great-granddaughters ; two nephews, Richard Roark, and James Fryer; and one niece, Betty Roark.
She was a member of West Jersey Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, at Toulon Funeral Home. Rev. Fred Reiner will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Evergreen Memory Gardens, Kewanee.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.