Obituary for Lora Darlene Whitaker

Lora Darlene Whitaker, age 76 of Pulaski passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the UVA Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Born April 18, 1941 in Pulaski, Virginia she was the daughter of the late Melvin Dill Stuart & Hazel Victoria Cook Stuart. Her brother, John Kilbert and sister, Sylvia Hatfield also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her 


Melvin Whitaker – Dublin


Tammy Whitaker – Pulaski


Kenneth & Candace Whitaker – Pulaski

Great Grandchildren

Joshua, Bentley and Rhett Whitaker

Special Friends

David Black, David Hodges, Rita Richardson and Don Whitaker


Victoria DeCosta


John Kilbert, Jr.

Her “Sidekick”


Memorial services will be held 3:00 PM – Sunday, October 29, 2017 at the Dublin Church of God of Prophecy with Pastors Ricky Freeman and Gladys Arnold officiating.

The family will be receiving friends at her son, Melvin’s home (5982 Old Rt. 11 #60 – Abbey Court – Dublin, VA).

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.