Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

July 14, 2013

Nellie Florence Whittaker

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — Nellie Florence Whittaker, 79, of Princeton, died Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Mercer Continuous Care Center in Bluefield.

Born April 17, 1934, in Bluefield, she was the daughter of the late Harry Murrell Daily and Josie Mollie Nunn Daily.

Nellie was a faithful homemaker and a loving mother. She was of the Protestant faith. While her health permitted, she enjoyed working with her flowers, gardening and cooking.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Whittaker, a brother, Harry Lee Daily.

She will be sadly missed by her children, Nellie F. Popp, Stella Whittaker, Margaret Ann Taylor, Charles Henry Whittaker, Dorothy Sue Porter all of Princeton and Elizabeth Sue Roark of Virginia; 17 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren. Two siblings, Montona Lewis of Bluefield and Lucille Burgess of Princeton.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor Mike McGraw officiating. Her wishes will be honored, following her services, she will be cremated.

Friends may call Monday from noon until the service hour at the funeral home.

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The Whittaker family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.