Life Story for
Marjorie "Margie" Whitham (Heath)
Mrs. Marjorie I. "Margie" (Heath) Whitham, age 91, of East Enterprise, Indiana, entered this life on July 21, 1926, in Dillsboro, Indiana, the loving daughter of the late, Oliver and Nellie (Ketchum) Heath. She was raised in Dillsboro, Indiana where she attended school. Margie was united in marriage on October 23, 1943 in Rising Sun, Indiana, to the late, Raymond M. "Jim" Whitham and to this union arrived twin daughters, Jeanette and Janet and a son, Herbert to bless their home. Margie and Jim shared nearly 62 years of marriage together until he passed away on March 26, 2005. Margie was employed for the US Shoe Factory in Vevay, Indiana, retiring after 38 years, 7 months and 15 days of service. She attended the New Liberty Baptist Church in East Enterprise, Indiana. She enjoyed crafts, farming, sewing, reading, camping, fishing, bird watching, listening to country music and will be remembered for her love of her cats and her dogs. Margie passed away at 10:35 am, Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay, Indiana.
Margie will be deeply missed by her twin daughters: Jeanette Knaus and her husband: Floyd of Florence, IN and Janet Sullivan and her husband: Richard of Westport, IN; her grandchildren: Christy Knaus, Jodi Gipson and her husband: Allen, Tracy Seale and her husband: Clayton, Deanna Kong and her husband: James and Melissa Whitham; her great-grandchildren: Ryan Einhaus, Chance Hinman, Teryn Hinman, Devin Seale, Kason Kong and J.J. Kong and her great-great-granddaughter, Rennlee Einhaus; her 4 step-grandchildren; her 11-step-great-grandchildren and her special friend: Jennifer Craig.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Oliver and Nellie (Ketchum) Heath; her husband: Raymond M. "Jim" Whitham, died March 26, 2005; her son: Herbert Wayne Whitham, died June 3, 2004; her daughter-in-law: Bonnie Whitham; her granddaughter: Dana Einhaus; her brothers: Clarence, Charles, Elwood and Chester Heath and her sisters: Louella Utter, Jewell and Elnora Heath.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 2, 2017, at 1:00 pm, by Pastor Bill Madison at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Interment will follow in the New Liberty Cemetery, East Enterprise, Indiana.
Friends may call 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Saturday, September 2, 2017, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Liberty Cemetery or Switzerland County Animal Shelter. Cards are available at the funeral home.