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Rita Jane Homier-Whisenhunt

Rita Jane Homier-Whisenhunt, 87, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, at 12:21 p.m., at her granddaughter Gina and Alan Loshe's residence.

She was born on July 6, 1934, in Huntington, to Leo J. and Lena M. Schenkel Homier. She married Olen Whisenhunt on Nov. 5, 1981, in Murfreesboro, AR. He preceded her in death on Nov. 8, 2002.

Survivors include two daughters, Pamela (David) Griffith, of Huntington, and Teri (Tim) Beeks, of Huntington; a sister, Theresa Lewis, of Bear Lake; and five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra M. Arquette.

Calling will take place on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, from 3 to 7 p.m., at Bailey-Love Mortuary, Huntington. A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, at 10 a.m., at the funeral home, with one hour of calling prior to the service. Rev. Rick Hines will officiate.

Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Huntington.

Preferred memorials to the American Alzheimer's Association, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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