WHIPKEY, Marian Pearl, 87, of Gables Care Center, formerly of Unionport, Ohio, died November 4, 2012, after a long illness. She was born in Holiday Cove, W.Va., on February 5, 1925, the daughter of the late David and Pearl Stocks Ingler.
She was a graduate of Hopedale High School class of 1943. Marian worked for several years for Francis Florist in Bloomingdale, Ohio. She was a member of the Unionport First Christian Church.
Marian is survived by a son Donald (Mary Sue) Whipkey of Jewett, Ohio; two brothers David (Bertha) Ingler of Dillonvale, Ohio, William (Susan) Ingler of Bloomingdale, Ohio; one sister Anna Mae Maranda of Clearwater, Fla.; two grandchildren Nicole (Chris) King of Hudson, Mich., Andrea Keister of Jewett, Ohio; two great-grandchildren Braden and Kailee Keister of Jewett.
Friends may call at the Hopedale Presbyterian Church at 219 Church St. in Hopedale, Ohio, on Thursday, November 8, 2012, from 1-3 p.m. with memorial services following at 3 p.m. Pastor Jackie Klinesmith will officiate.
Donations may be made in her name to the Unionport Fire Dept. Blackburn Funeral Homes are in charge of arrangements. 740-937-2461 www.blackburnfuneralhomes.com