|Name||Age||Place of Birth > Place of Death||Newspaper||Publication Date||Submitter|
|WHERITT, L Trueman||100||Carlyle IL||CarlyleUB||7 May 2008||fch|
L. Trueman Wheritt
December 13, 1907 - May 4, 2008
L. Trueman Wheritt, 100, of Keyesport, entered into rest on Sunday, May 4, 2008, at Carlyle Healthcare Center in Carlyle.
Mr. Wheritt was born in Keyesport on December 13, 1907, a son of John and Mamie (Lifritz) Wheritt. He married Juanita C. "Ruby" Carter on February 13, 1931, and she preceded him in death on September 21, 1984.
Mr. Wheritt is survived by a daughter-in-law, Gloria Wheritt of Patoka; two grandchildren, SFC John Wheritt and wife Melissa of Ft. Campbell, Ky. and Lisa Wheritt of Herrin; five great grandchildren, PFC Christopher Isaak of Germany, Kyle Isaak of Herrin and Jonathon, Brenden and Paige Wheritt of Ft. Campbell; and a sister, Katherine Alexander of Carlyle.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a son, Robert Wheritt; a sister, Dott Wilk; and a brother, William Wheritt.
He was a farmer. He owned and operated a general store in Keyesport for many years and also worked as a mortician.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 8, at Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle.
Interment will follow at McKendree Chapel Cemetery near Keyesport.
Visitation will be held at Zieren Day Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Thursday from 8 a.m. until service time.
Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle is assisting the family.
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