Louella Mae Whiting

April 6, 1934 ~ December 31, 2019 (age 85)


Louella Mae Whiting, age 85, of Martinsville, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Crestwood Ridge Nursing Center in Hillsboro.  Louella was born April 6, 1934 in Samantha, Ohio, the daughter of the late Arthur and Geneva (Carter) Shoemaker.  She was a graduate of Simon Kenton High School and had retired from Clinton Memorial Hospital as the switchboard operator.  She will also be remembered for working at the Little Giant Restaurant, as well as, Bob Dix Union 76.  Louella is survived by three children, Kevin W. and his wife Patty Whiting of Wilmington, Mark A. and his wife Rose Whiting of Lynchburg, and Barry and his wife Nancy Whiting of Santa Fe, New Mexico; grandchildren, Shawn (Lisa) Stubbs of Sardinia, Jenny (Jason) Emmert of Thornville, Mathew Whiting of Lynchburg, Kasey (Matt) Mangan of Xenia, Todd Whiting of Wilmington, Teresa DeMoss-Whiting of Lees Creek, Rhonda Conner-Whiting of Lakeland, Florida, James (Michelle) Stanforth of Wilmington, and Billy Jo (Tim) Elliott of Loveland; several great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren; sister Kay Long of Lees Creek; and brother Bruce (Lu) Shoemaker of Chesapeake, Ohio.  In addition to her parents, Louella is preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Whiting, Sept. 11, 2010; daughter Sharon Lynn Stubbs; two sisters and three brothers.  A Memorial/Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  The family asks that memorial donations be made to Community Care Hospice, 1669 Rombach Avenue, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.  The Brown Funeral Home, Wilmington, is serving the family.  For more information, or to sign an on-line register, please visit or see our Facebook page, Brown Funeral Home.

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