, Corbin, KY


October 9, 2012

Jewell Whittaker


Jewell Rebecca Whittaker, age 36, of Morgantown, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at her residence.

Rebecca was born Sept. 4, 1976, in Whitley County to John William Whittaker and Flora Mae Whittaker who survives.  She attended Cool Springs General Baptist Church and was a 1994 Warren East graduate.  Rebecca was a nurse at Owensboro Medical Health System in Owensboro. Memorial contributions may be made to Andrea’s Mission  or  Christian Family Radio, PO Box 539, Bowling Green, KY 42102.

Jewell Rebecca Whittaker is survived by one son, Jonathan Garrett Whittaker, of Morgantown; mother, Flora Mae Whittaker, of Morgantown; father, John William Whittaker, of Corbin; sister, Laverne Burns and husband Ken, of Morgantown; brother, John Kevin Whittaker and wife Jessica, of Canmer; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at  Cool Springs General Baptist Church Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. with Bro. Jeremy Brooks and Bro. Ken Burns officiating.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 2:30 p.m. until the funeral time at 6 p.m. at Cool Springs General Baptist Church.

Additional visitation is Thursday, Oct. 11, from 2-4 p.m. at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Graveside service will be at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Whittaker Family Cemetery in London.

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