DATE OF BIRTH: 26 Feb 1916 Plainfield, Hendricks Co., IN DATE OF DEATH: 24 Feb 2002 Franklin, Johnson Co., IN Franklin Daily Journal 26 Feb 2002 INDIANAPOLIS Ralph L. Wilhite Ralph L. Wilhite, 85, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at Johnson Memorial Hospital. He was a resident of Indianapolis. He was born Feb. 26, 1916, in Plainfield. His parents were Roy E. and Flora (Hollingsworth) Wilhite. He married Lena Grace (McFall) Wilhite on June 20, 1937, in Indianapolis. She survives. Other survivors include a brother, Harold E. Wilhite; a sister, Thelma M. Boden; and several nieces and nephews. He was employed as a machinist at General Motors Plant 5 for 31 years, retiring in 1972. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Greenwood and its Lamplighters Group. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge 669 and Scottish Rite. A service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Greenwood. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home in Indianapolis and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the church. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery in Plainfield.
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