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Obituaries

Obituaries

Barry L. Whitaker 1953 - 2011 Lawrence

Graveside services for Barry L. Whitaker, 58, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery.
He died Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Whitaker was born June 3, 1953 in Medicine Lodge, the son of Gary Whitaker and Joy Neal. He was a general laborer in Lawrence for many years and was a 1971 graduate of Lawrence High School.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Adam and Tia Whitaker, Lawrence; his mother, Joy Beckner, Lawrence; his father, Gary, Arizona; two sisters, Jana Hinz, Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Jill Stoneback, Lawrence; two brothers, Greg, Lampe, Mo., and Jerry, Las Vegas; and three granddaughters, Katelyn Marie, Mackenzie Nichole and Paityn Morgan Whitaker.
Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday at Lawrence Chapel Oaks Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
Online condolences may be sent at chapeloaksne.com.