Gloria Jean “Jeanne” Whitney, 66, of Wilmington, Ohio died 1:36 PM, Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at Autumn Years Nursing Center, Sabina, Ohio. Her husband, Robert M. “Jack” Whitney, survives. They were married March 18, 1989. Mrs. Whitney was born September 22, 1945 in Charleston, West Virginia, daughter of the late James Crites and Daisy Nottingham. She was a retired home health aide, who loved helping people.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Whitney is survived by three sons, Tony Rowley of Hillsboro, Ohio, Tom Rowley of New Mexico, and Ron Rowley of Wilmington, Ohio; a brother, James (Carol) Crites of Sabina, Ohio; a sister, Sherry Hellyer of West Virginia; two sisters-in-law, Judie Simmons of Cincinnati, Ohio and Jaci (Roy) Doerr of Florida; 17 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, a son, Robert Leroy Thomas, a stepdaughter, Regina Wilson, a sister-in-law, Joanne Keller Myers, and a granddaughter, Trenda Michelle Rowley, are preceded in death.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, July 9, 2012 at Clinton County Memory Gardens, Center Road, Wilmington, Ohio.