Laura Elizabeth (Mason) Whitney, age 72 of Eminence, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at her residence. The daughter of Julius Mason, Sr. and the late Laura Virginia (Wright) Mason, she was a member of the Eminence First Baptist Church and formerly sang in the choir. An employee of Goodwill Industries, she was formerly employed at Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield Insurance Company, the old Farmers Deposit Bank and the Eminence Five Star. A 1967 graduate of Eminence High School, Laura served on the Eminence City Council for over 10 years. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Dale Whitney, Sr; her sisters, Valedia Roberts and Geraldine Carr; her brother, Julius Mason, Jr; and her nephew, Lamarr Winburn.
Sons: Robert Dale Whitney, Jr. (Janet) of Louisville
Roderick Dale Whitney, Sr. of Shelbyville
Father: Julius Mason, Sr. of Eminence
Sister: Joyce Winburn of Shelbyville
Brother: Leo Mason (Brenda) of Eminence
Grandchildren: Roderick Dale Whitney, Jr.
Funeral Service: 1 PM on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home, officiated by Reverend Charles Duncan, Jr.
Interment: Eminence Cemetery
Memorial contributions may be given to the Eminence First Baptist Church
Visitation: 10 AM until the time of service on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.