Jane E. Whitford

Jane and her twin Naomi were born at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland on September 30, 1940. Their parents were William Whetstone and Dorothy Evans Whetstone. Jane graduated from Greenville High School. Jane was a member of the First Christian Church and was baptized in 1950.

Jane married Joseph Osborne in 1950. They divorced. Jane married Leon Whitford in 1962 at the Christian Church in Old Ripley. Leon died in a farm accident in 1992. Jane did not have any children.

Jane’s siblings Naomi (Chuck) Smith, Marilyn (Bill) Debatin, Larry Michael (Beverly) Whetstone-deceased, Marcella (Keith) Congelton.

Jane had many nieces and nephews: Michael Carter, BJ (Stacey) Debatin, Mary (Bob) Debatin Merod, Kenneth (Barb) Randle, Chuck Smith Jr., Larry (Patty) Whetstone, Michelle (Danny) Whetstone White, Cindy (Mark) Brown Hazelip, Felisha (Craig) Congelton England and, Koreen (Jim) Congelton Hall.

Great Nieces and Nephews: Branson Carter, Kenneth Randle, Sarah Randle, Ashley Batt, Meggen Green, Micah Hazelip, Josh Hazelip, Flint Hazelip, Gracie Hazelip, William Debatin III, Wane Debatin, Dennis Debatin, Michael Punky Whetstone, Nicole Whetstone, Bailey England, Carly England, Erin England, Luke Merod, Madelyn Merod, Wyatt Hall, Ryan Hall, Brent Hall, Duke Hall, Kora Hall.

Great Great Nieces and Nephews: Kylie Batt, Chase Batt, Madison Batt, Addilyn Green, Hazel Green, Logan Debatin.

Jane enjoyed being with friends and family. She loved shopping for clothes, eating at restaurants and listening to country music. She was always an avid reader with a great imagination.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 17, 2022 at the Donnell – Wiegand Funeral Home. Tyson Graber will officiate. Interment will follow in McKendree Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 17, 2022 at the Donnell – Wiegand Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the family c/o Donnell – Wiegand Funeral Home, 203 West Oak Street, Greenville, IL 62246.

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