She was born April 23, 1927 in Illinois, the daughter of the late Claude and Maude Logsdon Whitman. She was a retired supervisor for Phar Shar Manufacturing, and was a member of the Antioch General Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Doyle VanMeter; four daughters, Elizabeth Kiper (Charlie) of Charlotte, NC, Louise VanMeter, Judy Lush, and Joyce Embry (Rick), all of Leitchfield; two sond, Milburn (Marilyn) and Terry (Burnette) VanMeter, both of Leitchfield; two brothers, Wesley Bob Whitman of Leitchfield, and Wavie Whitman of Louisville, Ky.; one sister, Clara Franklin of Clarkson, Ky.; and 11 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 24, 2008 at the Dermitt Funeral Home, in Leitchfield, with Bro. Buddy Brooks officiating.
Burial will be in the Antioch Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4:00-9:00 p.m. Tuesday, and from 9:00 a.m. Wednesday until time of services.