A Mass of Christian burial for Evelyn Frances Whitener, 89, Owensville, will be held Thursday, March 7, at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, Owensville. Burial will be in the St. Francis Borgia Cemetery, Washington.Visitation will be held Wednesday, beginning at 4 p.m., at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home, Owensville. Mrs. Whitener passed away Monday, March 4, 2013, at Mercy Hospital Washington. She is survived by her children, Samuel Whitener, Little Rock, Ark., Ronald Whitener, Centralia, Ill., Manuel Whitener Jr., Mount Vernon, Ill., Jackie Kohler and husband Jerry, Owensville, Lisa Whitener, Cape Girardeau, Lora Duncan and husband Marshall, Marthasville; other relatives and many friends. The family is being served by Gottenstroeter Funeral Home, Owensville.