Funeral services for Gwen Whitaker, 48, of Roxana, were held November 25 at Premium Baptist Church. Burial was in the Whitaker family cemetery at Roxana.
A daughter of Charles Edward and Gayle Hamblin Huddleston of Eagan, Tenn., she died November 22 at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tenn., of injuries received in an accident. She was a granddaughter of the late Ben and Dorothy Hacker Hamblin, a niece of the late Bobby Charles Hamblin, and a friend of the late Jerry ‘Bear’ Hissom.
Surviving in addition to her parents are her husband, Mitchum Whitaker; children, Sarah Gayle Whitaker, Rebecca Lynn Whitaker, and Dorothy Anne Whitaker, all at home; three brothers, Christopher Huddleston, Toledo, Ohio, Chuck Huddleston, Curtice, Ohio, and Jason Huddleston, Columbus, Ohio; a sister, Tina Allen, Pikeville; and a friend, Anne Leslie Hissom, Whitesburg.
Letcher Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.