OBITUARY

Dorcas Whisenhunt

21 November, 19418 August, 2022
Obituary of Dorcas Whisenhunt

IN THE CARE OF

Edwards Funeral Home

Dorcas Whisenhunt, 80, passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 8, 2022. Dorcas was born November 21, 1941 and was loved by all who knew her. Dorcas Ann (Fancher) was a 1959 graduate of Hartford High School where she met the love of her life Paul Whisenhunt. They married on April 1, 1961 and enjoyed 56 happy years together. She lived her life as a loving wife, homemaker, mother to her two daughters that she loved with all her heart, and enjoyed her time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dorcas was known as a lovely lady. She had a love for reading and read her bible every day. She loved her church and receiving communion brought joy to her heart. Dorcas is survived by daughters, Cathy Strange of Fort Smith, Paula Henley and husband Rod of Fort Smith; grandchildren Jessica Lind Hosken (Marc) of Denver, CO, Samantha Spence (Aaron) of Fayetteville, Shelby Strange of Barling, and Donald Charles Lind IV (Alyssa) of Fort Smith; five great grandchildren; and siblings Sharon Dake (Bill), Carol Lagier, Ralph Fancher (Karen), and Helen Owen (Pat). She was preceded in death by her husband Paul Whisenhunt, her mother Melba Fancher, and her sister Gloria Warner (Michael). Visitation will be held Sunday, August 14, 2022 from 2-4 pm at Edwards Funeral Home, 201 North 12th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901. Graveside service will be held at 10:00 am, Monday, August 15, 2022 at Mount Olive Cemetery in Midland, AR. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers send memorial contributions in the name of Dorcas Whisenhunt, St. Luke Lutheran Church, 5401 Free Ferry Road, Fort Smith, AR 72903.

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Past Services

Sunday, 14 August, 2022

Visitation

Monday, 15 August, 2022

Graveside Service