1940-05-03 WHITAKER J E - STORE OPERATOR
Services To Be Held iTomorrow In Selma For J. E. Whitaker SELMA (Fresno Co.), May 3. Funeral services will be held lomo row afternoon at 2 o'clock in tl first Christian Church for James i, Whitaker, 61, former store operat rliere and clerk in the Libhy, M Â· Neil Libby Cannery, who died .Wednesday in a San Francisco ho pital following a long illness. Re Cecil England will officiate an burial will be in the Floral M jnorial Park, with the J. L. Hobi .son Parlors in charge. Whitaker, a native of North Car Â· Jlna, came to Selma in 1924 and -JicFc until six months 5go f \yhpn 1 "moved to Fresno. He was a me Ijer of the Masonic Order and tl Shrine and was active in the affai of the First Christian Church. Surviving him are his widow, Myrtle L. Whitaker, 637,Poplar Av nue, Fresno; four daughters, Mr .Lois May Mynatt, Palo Alto; Mi. Fleeta Whitaker, Mrs. Georgia S yerthorne and Miss Myrtle Whi hker, all of Fresno; three son James Whitnker, F.uponp, Orp.: Wi liam T. and George E. Whitake both of Los Angeles, and four si: ters and four brothers.