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.


Survived By:


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.

                            Kemryn Jenkins

                            Jeremiah James

                            Adonis Whitney


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.

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