Alma (Toni) Louise Whitaker (Trout) passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the age of 74 following a tough fight to lung disease. She was born on February 22, 1946 in Westerville, OH. Toni resided in Northwest Columbus at the time of her passing.
Born to Richard Trout and Alice Irene Eddleblute, Toni was raised by her grandparents Carl and Ruby Robinson in the Central Ohio area, attending Westerville South High School.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Jerry Lee Whitaker Sr., mother Alice Eddleblute, and grandparents Carl and Ruby Robinson.
Mrs. Whitaker is survived by her children Machelle Lynne Stephen (David Stephen), Wendy Lee Whitaker (Kathy Janes), Jerry Lee Whitaker Jr., and Tanya Marie Lynette Whitaker (Micah Kitzmiller). She is also survived by her sister Jessie Roberts and grandchildren Brittany Ricciardi (DeRoche), Angela Mazzuca, Brooke Stephen, and Maverick Allen Cole Stephen.
With details to follow, the Whitaker family is planning a celebration of life in early Spring with Toni’s green thumb in mind.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made directly to the family to assist with her end of life affairs.