Obituary - Karen Sue (Dunkel) Wilhite

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Karen Sue (Dunkel) Wilhite

August 19, 1947 - September 20, 2017
Age: 70
Residence: Springfield, MO
Formerly of: Bolivar, MO

Karen Sue Wilhite, age 70 of Springfield, MO, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Springfield, MO.  She was born August 19, 1947, in White City, Kansas, to Charles Franklin and Vesta Pearl (Blackwell) Dunkel.  She was united in marriage to James Cecil Wilhite June 13, 1964, and to this union three children were born.  She is of the Methodist Faith and attended Mt. Gilead Methodist Church Bolivar, MO. 

       She is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband of 42 years James Wilhite.

       Karen is survived by three children: James A. Wilhite and his wife Savannah of Republic, MO, Sharon Day of Wheatland, MO, and Kristy Trimmell and her husband Keith of Republic, MO; seven grandchildren: Ashley Day, Mikall Day, Galen Trimmell, Selina Sanchez, Kaitlyn Trimmell, Garrett Trimmell, and Matthew Wilhite; three great grandchildren: Elise, Kalyssa, and Sawyer; one brother James Dunkel and his wife Shirrie of Plato, MO; one sister Hazel Hammock of Halltown, MO; as well as several other relatives and friends.

       Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, September 25, 2017, at Mt. Gilead Cemetery Bolivar, MO, with burial to follow.  Friends and family may call at their own convenience anytime Sunday, September 24, 2017, from 12:00 noon to 5:00 PM in the funeral home.  Online condolences may be made at: www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com.  Memorial contributions may be made to the veterans group of the donor’s choice.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.



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Funeral Home Information
Pitts Chapel of Greenlawn Funeral Homes
Pitts Chapel of Greenlawn Funeral Homes
316 East Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO 65613
Phone: (417) 326-5211
Visitation Information
Location: Pitts Chapel of Greenlawn Funeral Homes
Date/Time: 9/24/2017 12-5 PM
316 East Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO
Phone: (417) 326-5211
Service Information
Location: Mt. Gilead Cemetery
Date/Time: 9/25/2017 10 AM
Presiding Official: Pastor Dennis Lindsay
316 East Broadway Street
Bolivar, MO
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