58 of 1565 Draper Lane, RR Abingdon died at 5:35 am Tuesday, July 19, 2005 at her home.
She was born September 7, 1946 in St. Anthony‚Äôs Hospital in Rock Island, IL to Theodore and Lillian Malone Wherry. She married Franklin O. Haffner on July 1, 1977 near Oquawka, IL. He survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Valarie (and husband, Andy) Roseberry of Oak Harbor, Washington; one granddaughter, Carolyn Roseberry; four brothers, Stan (and wife, Mary Anne) Wherry of Jenkinstown, PA, Gary (and wife, Carole) Wherry of Kenai, Alaska, Ken (and wife, Ellen) Wherry of Memphis, TN and Marvin (and wife, Barbara) Wherry of Lincoln, California; one sister, Kathy (and husband, Larry) Workman of Grangeville, Idaho.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Bob Wherry.
She grew up in Aledo, IL where she graduated from high school. She attended Western Illinois University in Macomb. She had also lived in Galesburg before moving to Abingdon.
She was a Quality Assurance Supervisor at Maytag Corporation in Galesburg for 17 years.
She attended the Berwick Baptist Church.
She was a member and past officer of the National Management Association ‚Ä\” Galesburg Maytag Chapter.
Services will be at 11 am Monday at the Berwick Baptist Church. Rev. Melody Andrews will officiate. Burial will be in Meridian Cemetery. Friends may call from 6:00 until 8:00 pm Sunday at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital.