By: Paul AdkinsSports Editor
December 31, 2012
TOPEKA, Kan. — Imogene Whetsell, 92, of Topeka, Kansas, formerly of Davin, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012, at her home.
Born February 10, 1920, in Tipple, she was a daughter of the late Jesse Crockett and Gertrude Hill Brooks. Also preceding her in death was a brother, Jesse B. Brooks, and a sister, Doris Brooks Cozort.
In 1942 Imogene married Cabel Greer at Pineville, and they were blessed with two children but were later divorced. She married Watson Ramey of St. Paul, Va., in 1957 and they were blessed with one child but Watson preceded her in death in 1972. In 1974 she married Newton Bailey of Castlewood, Va., who passed away in 1978. Imogene married Robert Whetsell in 1980 and they settled in Davin, where they became members of the Greenbranch Freewill Baptist Church at Man. After Robert’s death in 1985, she continued to reside at Davin until 2007 when she moved to Topeka where she was cared for by her daughter, Rose Mooneyham. While living in Topeka, she attended Topeka Bible Church when she was able.
Those left to cherish her memory include two sons, Stanley Greer of Springfield, Mo., and Jerry (Pat Clisso) Ramey of Norton, Va.; one daughter, Rose (David) Mooneyham of Topeka; 10 step-children; six grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 5, at the Greenbranch Freewill Baptist Church at Man with Rev. Roland Cook and Brother Robert Perry officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the church.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Flowers may be sent to Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home, 115 Market St., Man, WV 25635, 304-583-6582.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.