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Obituaries

Obituaries

Hilda Ermina Whatley 1925 - 2006

aFuneral services for Hilda Ermina Whatley, 80, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mrs. Whatley died Saturday, May 13, 2006, at her home.She was born Nov. 17, 1925, in London, the daughter of Anthony and Antionetta Arpi Costella. She had lived in Lawrence since 1966.She married Charles A. Whatley on June 20, 1948, in Morden, Surrey, England. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Christine Copp, Lawrence, and Janet Christiano, Huntington Beach, Calif.; one son, Marc Stephen Whatley, Lawrence; one sister, Enes Kocisek, Lawrence; seven grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.A grandson died in March 2000.The family will greet friends from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. today at the mortuary.The family suggests memorial contributions in her name to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Assn., sent in care of the mortuary.