Lora M. Whitley, 87, of Marysville, WA passed away of natural causes on September 10, 2013 with Rick and Janean by her side. She was born November 10, 1925 in Osaka, Japan. Lora married Lyle H. Whitley who preceded her in death. She worked for Everett General Hospital and Scott Paper Company. Swimming, baseball and basketball were some of her favorite sports. She loved to travel with her husband, Lyle as well as spending time with family and friends, and attending church. She is survived by special friends, Rick and Janean Arends, Chong Walton, friends at the YMCA in Marysville; her beloved dog, Fuji; Lyle's daughter, Lorra Whitley Franklin; grandchildren, Toni, Toy, Lisa, Nathan, and Sarah; as well as several great- grandchildren. Memorial Service will be held Thursday, September 19, 2013, 3:00 p.m. at Marysville United Methodist Church, 5600 64th St NE, Marysville. Donations can be made to Marysville K9 unit or YMCA.
Solie Funeral Home and Crematory
3301 Colby Ave.
Everett, WA 98201
Published in The Herald (Everett) from Sept. 18 to Sept. 25, 2013