Marie Opal Whitlock


(January 17, 2003)

Former Powell resident Marie Opal Whitlock died Friday, Jan. 17 in Sun City, Ariz. She was 73.

She was born July 17, 1929, in Powell, daughter of B.L. (Lewy) Gillett and Violet Gillett.

Over the course of 37 years, she performed bookkeeping services in car dealerships and CPA offices. She retired in 2000 and was a resident of Peoria, Ariz.

Survivors include two daughters, Pamela Jay of Peoria, Ariz. and Penny Anderson of Ventura, Calif.; two sons, Craig Whitlock of Golden, Colo. and Brett Whitlock of Cody; a sister, Donna Harris of Winnemucca, Idaho; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were Sunday, Jan. 19 at the Camino del Sol Funeral Home in Sun City West. For those who wish, memorial contributions to the Garrett Hunt Foundation, in care of Community First Bank, P.O. Box 2450, Casper, WY 82602, would be appreciated by the family.