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Margie N. Whittaker, 102, Summersville, KY (1920-2023)

Margie N. Whittaker of Summersville departed this life on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at her home. She was 102 years old.

The funeral services for Margie N. Whittaker will be conducted at 10amCT on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at the Greensburg Church of the Nazarene, with Bro. Jared Henry and Bro. Trajan Smith will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Green County memory Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 8pmCT on Friday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, and will continue after 9amCT on Saturday at the Greensburg Church of the Nazarene until time of the funeral service.

Margie N. Whittaker, daughter of the late Martin Patrick Monaghan and Willie Sylvester Vaught Monaghan, was born on Sunday, September 26, 1920 in Muhlenberg County.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Greensburg Church of the Nazarene. She was a Homemaker.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Benjamin Franklin Whittaker on July 26, 2003 having united in marriage on February 22, 1939.

Survived by a daughter: Ramona Chase of Summersville; ten grandchildren; a host of great grandchildren; and a sister: Anna Rhea Walter of Heath, Ohio.

Mrs. Whittaker was also preceded in death by two sons: Earl Benjamin Whittaker and Timothy Franklin Whittaker; one brother: Bob Monaghan: three sisters: Mildred Noffsinger, Ruth Snoor, and Mary Beard.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take form of donation to Hosparus of Green River, which can be made at the funeral home.

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Margie N. Whittaker, 102, Summersville, KY (1920-2023)

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