Mrs. Barbara Joan Grammer Whitaker, 86, wife of the late Ret. U.S. Air Force TSgt Jessie Gordon Whitaker, Sr. of Harlem, entered into rest on March 8, 2021. A small family and friend visitation will be at Thomas L. King Funeral Home Friday March 12, 2021 from 9:00 until 11:00 AM and followed by a small graveside service at Hillcrest Memorial Park at 12:00 PM.
Mrs. Whitaker was born in Augusta on October 14, 1934 and was the daughter of the late Harley Stanley and Maude Grammer of Augusta. Survivors include her children: Jessie Gordon Whitaker, Jr. and Wanda Griffiths, Roy Stanley Whitaker, Donna Emmaline Whitaker and Richard Duncan, Leonard Lewis Whitaker, and Della Faye Whitaker; her 15 grandchildren Geoffrey and Victoria Griffiths, Traci and Jay Hollingsworth, Candace Whitaker, Angela and Terry Taylor, William Duncan, Jenna Duncan, Christopher Duncan, Joseph Whitaker, Rebecca and David Powell Sr, and Marybeth and James Meuse; her 15 great-grandchildren, Hayden Whitaker, Troy Hollingsworth, Rachel Hollingsworth, Michael Hollingsworth, Dustin Whitaker, Travis Griffin, Olivia Taylor, Sophia Taylor, Hailey Whitaker, Haven Whitaker, Makayla Powell, David Powell Jr, Jimmy Meuse, Jamie Meuse, and Gary Meuse; and her very dear and life-long friend Mrs. Margie Davis and her family.
She was a very caring, loving and unselfish person. Nothing was more important to her than her family and friends. She was the glue that held this family together through the good times and the bad. She was greatly loved and appreciated and will be greatly missed.
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