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 K-Mart after 13 years of dedicated service.
She loved to shop, and one of her favorite pastimes was colleting 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, 2008, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Vigil service Monday evening 7 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 East Main Street.
Family was at Mitchell's Monday evening one hour prior to Vigil and at the church Tuesday one hour prior to Mass. Committal service, Price City Cemetery, Price. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home.