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Mrs. Twyila J. Whitney, a 77-year-old resident of Trenton, died at 1:28 p.m., Sunday, July 23, 2023 at Wright Memorial Hospital, in Trenton.

Her body was cremated under the direction of Slater-Neal Funeral Home of Trenton. No services are planned at this time.

Mrs. Whitney was born October 9, 1945 in Trenton, the daughter of Shirley and Doris Arbuckle Girdner. She graduated from Trenton High School and then graduated from beauty school. She had been employed at the former Flower Kart, Eleanor’s Flowers and Sunnyview Nursing Home, all of Trenton. 

On October 9, 1965 she was married to Donald E. Whitney at Trenton. He preceded her in death on May 9, 2021.

Her survivors include two sons, Brad Whitney and wife, Frances and Brian Whitney, all of Trenton; one daughter, Francesca Robb and husband, Brandon of Jamesport; five grandchildren, Alexis Proffitt and husband, Wade, Bryce Whitney, and finacée, Stacy Coplen,  Jasmine Webb and husband, Doug, Dakoda Anson and Patience Robb; and two great-grandchildren, Josie Webb and Kenton Webb.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one grandchild, Brady Whitney; two sisters, Shirley McDaniel and Phyliss Pliley; and one brother, Jack Miller. 

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