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Obituaries

Obituaries

Teresa Whitaker 1953 - 2007 Lawrence

Services for Teresa Whitaker, 54, Lawrence, will be 10 a.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.Mrs. Whitaker died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.She was born June 9, 1953, in Lawrence, the daughter of Harry B. and Ruby M. Puckett. She graduated from Lawrence High School in 1970. Mrs. Whitaker worked for Sallie Mae for 12 years and was most recently an employee of Vangent.Survivors include her mother, Ruby Puckett, Lawrence; a son, Shane Whitaker, Lawrence; a sister, Cheryl Mooney and husband Ken, Lawrence; a grandson, Peyton Whitaker, Lawrence; and two nieces, Dana Robson and Michelle Lown.Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to the Peyton Whitaker Education Fund, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.