PRICE - Rosemary Whipple O'Hearon, age 57, passed away unexpectedly Aug. 1, 2008 at her home in Price.
She was born Jan. 21, 1951 in Albuquerque, N.M., to William and Mary Perea Whipple. Married Mayo O'Hearon Aug. 28, 1970 in Price; he passed away on Sept. 18, 1996.
Rosemary was a member of the Catholic Church and a resident of Carbon County since 1970.
She retired from Kmart after 13 years of dedicated service.
She loved to shop and one of her favorite pastimes was collecting teapots, teacups, angels and Tinkerbell.
She loved to crochet and paint.
Her greatest joy was her grandchildren, Cory, Mercedes, J.D., Jami, Jasmine, Sydney, Rhiannon, and Natasha.
She will be dearly missed by her family and many friends.
Survived by her children, Katharine (Matt) Haslam, Helper; Jennifer (Devon) O'Hearon Cole, Grand Junction, Colo.; Natalie (Lee) Eardley, Price; sister, Rebecca Whipple, Price; five brothers, Michael Whipple, Virginia; James, Charles and Manuel Whipple, all of California; Bill Whipple, Price; mother-in-law, Louise O'Hearon, Elmo; brothers-in-law, Rick O'Hearon, Carbonville; Ted (Jana) O'Hearon, Price; and eight loving grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Funeral Mass Tuesday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Vigil service Monday evening, Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 East Main Street. Family will be at the church Tuesday one hour prior to Mass. Committal service, Price City Cemetery.