Mary Margaret Whitsell


Mary Margaret Whitsell, 90, Barnesville, Ohio, died Friday, December 12, 2008 at the Barnesville Health Care Center. She was born November 25, 1918 at Mt Olivett daughter of Lacy and Luna Mae (Baker) Gallagher.

She was a member of Mt Olivett Methodist Church, Barnesville Senior Citizens, and Cypress Twig.

Preceded by her husband, Clarence R. Whitsell (3/13/1980); daughter, Bonnie Mae Whitsell; brothers, Harold, Homer, and Ernest Gallagher; and sisters, Dorothy Helpenstine and Elizabeth Van Tassel.

Surviving are son, Eugene (Polly) Whitsell of Ellicott City, Md.; two grandchildren, Randy Whitsell of Boonesboro, Md. and Tammy Whitsell of Barnesville; five great-grandchildren, Ashley, Ben, and Christin Neuhardt, Nathan and Teagan Whitsell; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Monday, December 15, 2008 and services were Tuesday, December 16 at Campbell-Plumly-Milburn Funeral Home, 319 N. Chestnut Street, Barnesville, OH with Rev. Tom Detling officiating. Burial in Northern Cemetery. Memorials to Mt Olivett Methodist Church or Barnesville Senior Citizens.