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Geraldine Whitledge

d. June 11, 2015

Geraldine "Geri" Whitledge, daughter of the late James Ralph and Madge Mae Lincoln McFerron, born near Bloomfield on December 26, 1922, and went to be with her heavenly Father at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield, Missouri on June 11, 2015, at the age of 92 years. A resident of Bloomfield all her life, and a member of First Baptist Church in Bloomfield. Her passion was the Helping Hands Ministry at the church which she helped establish after her retirement from being the head cook at the Bloomfield Public Schools. She loved quilting, cooking, the Cardinals and especially being with her family. October 5, 1940 she was married to Jess Williard "Jay" Whitledge in Bloomfield. He preceded her in death on June 10, 2003. Surviving are three daughters and spouses, Carolyn Brown of West Des Moines, Iowa, Ruthie (Wayne) Kem of Jefferson City, Louise (Rick) Causey of Bloomfield; eight grandchildren & spouses, Jay (Nicole) Spoonhour of Charelston, Illinois, Stephen (Lisa) Spoonhour of Overland Park, Kansas, Matt (Kate) Brown of Windsor Heights, Iowa, Heather (Jeff) Crocker of Prior Lake, Minnesota, Jason (Aimee) Kem of Wildwood, Missouri, Eric (Rhonda) Causey, Travis (Tonya) Causey all of Bloomfied, Dana (Nate) Thomas of Cape Girardeau; seventeen great grandchildren; two sisters, Irene Wilkinson of St. Louis, Lois Carrier of Dexter; and one brother & spouse, Kenneth (Rita) McFerron of Brownsburg, Indiana. Preceded in death by brother, Clayton McFerron and sister, Jewell Capps. Visitation, Sunday, June 14, 2015, after 1:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri with funeral services to follow at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel with Steve Morrison of Bloomfield officiating. Interment in the North Antioch Cemetery near Bloomfield with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Helping Hands Ministry, c/o First Baptist Church, 201 Center St., Bloomfield, MO 63841.
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