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Evelyn Emma Carey Whitney

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RICHMOND, R.I. -- Evelyn Emma Carey Whitney, 65, of Beaver River School House Road, Richmond, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2005, at South County Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur L. Whitney Sr.

Born in Bennington, Vt. on Dec. 9, 1939, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Ruby Carey.

Mrs. Whitney worked at Kenyon Industries for many years before her retirement.

Evelyn will be sadly missed by her five children, Cheryl A. Bowyer of Ashaway, Arthur L. Whitney Jr. and Frederick Whitney, both of Narragansett, Deborah L. Corderio of Stonington and Scot A. Whitney of Richmond. She also leaves one sister, Caroline Paligo of Bennington; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were in the Shannock Baptist Church, Main Street, Shannock. Burial was in Friends Cemetery, Richmond.

The S.R. Avery Funeral Home, Main Street, Hope Valley was in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 22 Richmond St., Suite 200, Providence, RI 02903-4253.
Published in Bennington Banner on Feb. 2, 2005
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