Lillian Ann Whited

Lillian Ann Whited, age 82, of Marengo, died early Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at Kobacker House following a brief illness.  Born June 25, 1939 in Marengo to the late Herbert H. and Ola May (Davis) Brokaw.  Graduate of the Westerville School of Nursing, Class of 1975.  Lillian retired in 2001 from Marengo West Elementary School where she worked as a cook and cashier.  Previous employment included the Marengo Flower Shop and she and her husband had been EMTs with the Marengo Emergency Dept.  Together they even went together to pick up the department’s first ambulance.

Lillian’s special interest were her grandchildren.  She also enjoyed cake decorating, cruises, gambling and anything to do with Daniel O’Donnell.  She was especially proud of her sons and who they’ve become, and her 57 year marriage to Dale.

In addition to her parents, Lillian was also preceded in death by sisters and brothers-in-law, Reba and Eugene Bane, Cheryl and Vaughn West; brother, Leroy Brokaw; sister-in-law, Ruth Brokaw; brother-in-law, Ed Cochran.

She is survived by devoted sons and daughters-in-law, Doyle E. and Kitty, Jeff D. and Julie Whited all of Marengo; grandchildren, Austin, Bryan and Amanda Whited and Britney (JC) Shelp; great-granddaughters, Brooklynn Norton and Emily Shelp; brother, Harry Brokaw; sister-in-law, Pat Cochran; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 PM on Friday, September 10, 2021 at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. State Route 61, (at SR 3), Sunbury.  Funeral Service will be held at 10 AM on Saturday at Alum Creek Evangelical Friends Church, 3385 Ohio 229, Marengo, OH.  Pastor Brad Duncan officiating.  Interment Alum Creek Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to Kobacker House/Ohio Health Hospice, (address), in Lillian’s memory.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Whited family.  Please visit to share a memory or condolence with Lillian’s family.

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