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Wilmer Joseph Whitner
August 17, 1888 - 1962

Edith May Fetterman Whitner
June 24, 1894 - August 1943

St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Ringtown, PA

Edith May Fetterman and Wilmer Joseph Whitner

Edith May was the daughter and fifth child born to Sarah Alice Frye Beaver and George Washington Fetterman. According to the records of St. Paul’s Reformed Church, Ringtown, Union Township, Schuylkill County, PA, Edith was married to Wilmer Joseph Whitner on December 3, 1914. They made their home in Ringtown, Schuylkill County, and three children were born of this marriage:

  1. Gary Eugene;
  2. Elsie Alice; and
  3. Thelma Lottie.

The census images for 1920 and 1930 both show that Wilmer worked as a laborer in the coal mines, and by 1930, he owned his home at 140 West Main Street.

Headstones documented June 2, 2004.