OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
8th and Vine, P.O. Box 249, Conway, AR
Imelda Mary Whitbey
Published: December 30, 2012
IMELDA MARY WHITBEY, 92, of Little Rock, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. She was born on Saturday, Aug. 21, 1920 in Morrison Bluff to the late Frank and Lonie (Kreese) Neuman. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She was a member of the Altar Society and Catholic Women's Union.
She is survived by her sons, Bill Whitbey (Rita), Jerome Whitbey (Theresia), Eddie Whitbey (Lisa), Larry Whitbey (Sandy), and Dennis Whitbey (Kelley); daughters, Joan Mayes (Dennis) and Mary Edwards (Rick); 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, William Thomas Whitbey Jr.; grandson, Kevin Whitbey; great-granddaughter, Lillian Henson; and brother, Martin Neuman.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Morrilton with Father Jack Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery with her grandsons, Chris Whitbey, Jeff Whitbey, Roderick Edwards, Chad Edwards, Michael Mayes, Scott Mayes, and Sam Geyer, serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer will be Kevin Whitbey. Rosary will be held at 6 p.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at Sacred Heart. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m., following the Rosary.
Memorials may be made to: The Sacred Heart New Parish Hall Fund. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.