Meredith Lee (Pearson) Whitaker, 73, died May 18, 2011, at South Wind Hospice Home, Pratt. Born March 18, 1938, at Guymon, Okla., she was the daughter of Norman L. and Anna Leone Mahieu Pearson. She worked at Southwestern Bell Telephone for a few years and was a homemaker.


Meredith Lee (Pearson) Whitaker, 73, died May 18, 2011, at South Wind Hospice Home, Pratt. Born March 18, 1938, at Guymon, Okla., she was the daughter of Norman L. and Anna Leone Mahieu Pearson. She worked at Southwestern Bell Telephone for a few years and was a homemaker.

Survivors include: husband, Jack; a daughter, Karyn, Pratt; son, Todd, Plattsburg, Mo.; four grandchildren; and  brother, Gary Pearson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Jo Ann; and a brother, Ken Pearson.

Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, under the direction of Heartland Mortuary, Preston. Private graveside memorial services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to South Wind Hospice.