George Silvester Whiting, age 72, died Wednesday, February 5, 1991 at the Dixie Regional Medical Center.

Born January 18, 1919 in Monroe, Utah to Edwin Parley and Vera Leoma Calloway Whiting. He married Elaine Brown September 22, 1945 in Pomona, California; their marriage was solemnized February 8, 1977 in the Mesa, Arizona LDS Temple.Surviving family members include his wife, Elaine, St. George; two sons and one daughter, George Silvester Whiting II, Panguitch; Curtiss Bardley Whiting, Preston, Idaho; Mrs. Glenn (Christina `Tina') Smedley, St. George; 10 grandchildren; three brothers and one sister, Ray Whiting, Riverside, Calif.; Ken Whiting, Las Vegas, Nev.; Fred Whiting, Auburn, Calif.; and Helen Heinkie, San Bernardino, Calif.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 9, 1991, at 11 a.m., at Metcalf Mortuary Chapel, 288 West St. George Blvd., where friends may call Friday evening, from 7-8 p.m. and again on Saturday from 9:30-10:30 prior to services. Interment, Washington City Cemetery with military honors under the direction of the Cottam-Hafen Post of VFW.

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