Funeral services for Ora Whitaker, 88, were held February 23 at Cedar Grove Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in Whitaker Cemetery at Hallie.
A daughter of the late Steve and Vina Caudill Watts, she died February 20 at her home at Hallie.
She was the widow of Venson Whitaker, and the mother of the late Venon Whitaker, and a sister of the late Earl Watts, Lucy Watts and Lassie Birchfield.
Surviving are three sons, Manuel Dean Whitaker of Jeremiah, Denzil Whitaker of Leatherwood, and Rick Whitaker of Hallie; four daughters, Grethel Fields of Hallie, Freda Combs of Carcassonne, Gertrude Maggard of Cowan and Mary Janet Collins of Isom; three brothers, Jack Watts of Hallie, George B. Watts of Hallie, and Bonell Watts of Letcher; and a number of grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.
Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.