Born 5-8-1972 -- Died 12-6-2007
Laura Alford Whittingham, 35, of Koshkonong, Mo., was born May 8, 1972, in Salem, Ark., the daughter of Doris Jones Brown. She died Dec. 6, 2007, at Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston, Mo.
She was married on May 5 2007, at Koshkonong, Mo., to Jeremy Whittingham. Mrs. Whittingham's children were her life and she was attending the Sheriff's Academy which was her dream and passion.
Mrs. Whittingham was a member of the Spring Creek Community Church.
She is survived by: her husband, Jeremy Whittingham of the family home; five children, Jacob Alford, Haley ?Alford, Hannah Alford, Zevi Whittingham and Laney Brown all of Koshkonong, Mo.; her parents, Doris Brown and husband, Kenneth of Thayer, Mo.; a brother,??Michael Shane Hudson, Des Moines, Iowa; a sister, Kathy Marie Chastain, of Springfield, Mo.; grandmothers, Zara Jones, Thayer, Mo., and You-vah Schafer, West Plains, Mo.; and father-in-law, Bobby Whittingham and wife, Beverly, of West Plains and her mother-in-law, Sally Schafer of West Plains.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Vick Jones.
Funeral services were held held Dec. 9 in the Rose Chapel, Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains,?Mo. Burial followed in the Saddle Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Robertson-Drago Funeral Home of West Plains.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home of West Plains.