JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Marilyn Ruth Whisenhunt

Marilyn Ruth Whisenhunt, 76, loving wife and mother, passed away 
peacefully Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, with her family at her side.

She was born Aug. 24, 1932, in Mount Vernon. She had been living 
in the Austin, Texas, area for the last few years but lived most 
of her life in Carbondale.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Amy Whisenhunt; 
grandchildren, Heather and Derek Whisenhunt, all of Leander, Texas; one 
brother, Arch Etheridge and his wife, Dini, of St. Louis.

Marilyn will be missed by her family and friends who loved her dearly.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her son, Charlie Whisenhunt; husband 
James Whisenhunt; and her parents, Arch and Ruth Etheridge.

An interment service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, April 6, 2009, in Crain 
Pleasant Grove Cemetery on Old Illinois 13 between Carbondale and Murphysboro.

Donations may be made in memory of Marilyn to Odyssey Hospice of Austin, 
4201 West Parmer Lane, Bldg. C, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78727.

Crain Pleasant Grove-Murdale Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

To leave online condolences, visit www.crainsonline.com. 

  

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