Dewey Coleman Whittemore July 7, 1924 ~ May 12, 2012

Dewey Coleman Whittemore, 87 of La Habra, California died May 12, 2012.

He was born July 7, 1924 in Crossroads, Arkansas to Garland and Dora Whittemore.

He served in the U.S Army in World War II, and received Bronze Star.

He was a longtime member of Eastside Baptist Church in Fayetteville. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge in Goshen.

He was preceded in death by his Parents; 2 brothers, Warren Whittemore and Waldon Whittemore and 3 sisters, Myrle Johnson, Lela Gaddis and Ruth Tooley.

Survivors include wife of 69 years, Marie Whittemore; son, Stan Whittemore and wife Linda of La Habra, California; daughter, Sue Pearson of Fayetteville grandchildren, Gary Pearson of Springdale, Kelly Pearson of Fayetteville, Karna Cowan and husband Shane of Elkins, Nathan Whittemore and wife Jodie and Joshua Whittemore and wife Heather both of La Habra, California; 6 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 22, 2012 from 5 to 7 PM at Beard’s Funeral Chapel.

Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Crossroads Community Church, 32561 Highway 295 Hindsville, AR 72738. Burial will be at the Boatright Cemetery.

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    Phil Misenheimer » 23. May, 2012

    To: Marie and Family:
    We are sorry that Joyce and I are unable to attend the funeral today. We did want to use this means to express our sympathy to all of you. Let us know if there is any way we can help. We are praying for you. Phil and Joyce Misenheimer.

    sally hoffman » 24. May, 2012

    Sue, Karna, Kelly and all-You are in my and Robert’s prayers and thoughts. Remember God’s got his arms wrapped around him and all who have gone before us are watching over us.

    marilyn fisher » 01. Jun, 2012

    Marie, I’m so sorry to miss your phone call re: Dewey’s death. I know he is having a ball wit dad in heaven and they are singing and dancing. Love you

    Stan Whittemore » 19. Apr, 2013

    Well Dad, it has been almost a year since you left us, into the arms of our dear Lord. I have missed our talks, going to church together, being able to tie your tie on Sunday, and hearing you sing. My world is really not the same without you. You were such a great example for me, I have found out that I could never live up to that example. But if there is anything I know it is that you are leading a heavenly choir to
    day. Singing at the top of your beautiful voice. I love you Dad and I look forward to seeing you again some day. Love me