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Obituaries

Obituaries

Helen Whitmore 1927 - 2005 Lawrence

Services for Helen Whitmore, 78, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church. Cremation is planned.Mrs. Whitmore died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.She was born Feb. 21, 1927, in Pittsburg, the daughter of Forest and Nona Paul Buford. She graduated from Pittsburg High School in 1945.Mrs. Whitmore was a homemaker. She was a member of Clinton Parkway Assembly of God and its Women's Ministries.She married the Rev. Vernon Whitmore on June 23, 1946, in Pittsburg. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Tim Whitmore, Kansas City, Mo.; two daughters, Rebekah Rice, St. Peter's, Mo., and Deb Hall, Lawrence; a brother, Charles Buford, Pittsburg; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the church.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.