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Obituary-Margarette “Pat” Holloway Whitman

Margarette “Pat” Holloway Whitman, 85, of Emporia, widow of Louis A. Whitman, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2015. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Anderton and two brothers, Harold Holloway and Clinton Holloway. She is survived by four sons, John Whitman and wife, Darlene, Billy Whitman and wife, Robin, Blane Whitman and Tim Whitman; two daughters, Ruth Poole and Lydia W. Merritt; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Carlton Holloway and Sid Holloway; sister, Esther Harding and a number of nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, December 20 at Purdy Baptist Church where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Grace Anglican Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Purdy Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at

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