Barbara Witherrite

Barbara Witherrite Obituary

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Age - 93

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October 6, 2023

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La Grande, OR

Barbara "Barb" Beth Witherrite, 93, of Enterprise, passed away on Monday, September 25, 2023, at her residence. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2023, 3:00pm at Loveland Funeral Chapel (Bollman Funeral Home) Enterprise, OR. Casual dress is preferred by the family. Barbara was born on November 16, 1929, in Enterprise, Oregon to Alvin Laurence and Vera Bessie (Shroll) Elliott. She attended Lostine Grade School and graduated from Enterprise High School, where Barb was part of multiple high school activities. She resided in Echo, OR; Hermiston, OR; Imnaha, OR and Enterprise, OR. Barb married the love of her life, Weldon Witherrite on December 27, 1947, together they had 4 children; Allyn, Richard, Sarah, and Sharon. Barb had many hobbies she enjoyed throughout her life like; volley ball, FHA, ACS, Pep, quilting, painting, reading and playing the piano. She was a very active person and enjoyed being part of the following organizations, where she had some of the best times; Bible Study, Red Hat Society, VFW Auxiliary, Imnaha Quilters, Home Extension, and was a 4-H Leader. One of Barbs greatest achievements was being a Nursing Assistant caring for the elderly. She also received her Certificate of Merits from the Forest Service. Barb is survived by her husband, Weldon Witherrite; their children, Allyn, Richard (Becky), Sarah, and Sharon (Sam); 11 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 4 great-great grandchildren and 28 nieces and nephews.

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