Iris Whitesell

Iris L. Whitesell, 89, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at 11:04 p.m. at her home.

Mrs. Whitesell was a homemaker.  
 
She was born Aug. 5, 1930, in Huntington County to Samuel and Sara Miller Berry.  She married Vaughn L. Whitesell on Oct. 22, 1948, in Huntington, and he preceded her in death on March 4, 2000.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Whitesell and Mary Whitesell, both of Huntington; a son-in-law, Art Covey; a sister, Martha Hartwig, of Huntington; a brother, Charles (Donna) Berry, of Huntington; five grandchildren, Yvette (Scott) Bowers, Yvonne Martin, Rhonda Covey-Valenzuela, Jasmine Whitesell and Chase Shepard; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter Waneta Covey, and a grandson, Vaughn Whitesell.


Calling is Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, from 10 a.m. to noon at Deal-Rice Funeral Home - Huntington Chapel, 338 E. Washington St., preceding the noon funeral service. Rev. Amos Rawley will officiate. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory, Huntington County.
 
Memorials are to Disabled American Veterans, in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.