Obituaries for Tuesday August 13th

Carolyn Sue Larmay, 79, of Burlington, died at 12:33 p.m. Sunday, August 11, 2019 at the Great River Hospice House.
Born October 3, 1939 in Iowa City, IA, she was the daughter of Albert and Esther (Hannagan) Trueper. She married John Frederick Larmay on November 10, 2001 in Hollywood, FL. He died October 24, 2002.
She worked as a homemaker.
Carolyn was a member of Heritage Baptist Church.
She enjoyed crocheting, traveling, board games, puzzles, gardening and loved to read her Bible. She was an animal lover and always looked forward to spring and the renewal and birth it brought. She dedicated her life to her family.
Survivors include five children, Kimberly (Mike) Cipoletto, Dee Dee Larmay, both of Burlington, Christy (Sam) Elsheikh of Davie, FL, Charles (Linda) Freland of Tamarac, FL and Mark Freland of Palm Coast, FL; ten grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and extended family and friends in church.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
The funeral service for Mrs. Larmay will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 16th at Heritage Baptist Church. Pastor Brad Cranston will officiate. Private family inurnment will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7:00 p.m. Thursday August 15th at Lunning Chapel, with family present.
According to Carolyn’s wishes, cremation will be accorded following the funeral service.
A memorial has been established for Heritage Baptist Church.

Jonathan Jeffrey McBeth, 43, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of New London, died Sunday, August 11, 2019 at his home.
A celebration of life for Jeff McBeth will be 10:00 Friday at Elliott Chapel, New London with Pastor Nathan Cooper officiating. Visitation will begin at noon Thursday with the family receiving friends from 5 – 7 PM.
In his memory, a memorial has been established for his children. Online condolences may be left at

Mrs. Velma R. Whitman, 82, of Burlington, died at 3:45 a.m. Sunday, August 11, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.
Born February 5, 1937 in Del Plain, AR, she was the daughter of Afton and Virginia (Galligher) Davis. She married Jerome J. Foley August 10, 1957. They later divorced. She married Harry Stout on April 8, 1974. They later divorced.
She worked at the I.A.A.P. in production and laundry for 20 years.
Velma was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed shopping, gardening, and was an avid reader. She was a wonderful cook, dog lover, good listener and never knew a stranger. She could always find the perfect gift for everyone.
Survivors include six children, Debbie (Dennis) Dickson of Burlington, Dee Dee Anderson of Longmont, CO, Anne (Dennie) Weaver of Burlington, Francis James Foley of CO, Jeff (Kathy) Foley of Gladstone, IL, and Cheryl (Jason) Perry; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and three siblings, Jimmy Davis of AR, Neva Cochrel of CA, and Donnie Davis of MO.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, W.C. Davis.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
According to Velma’s wishes, cremation has been entrusted to Lunning Chapel.
Inurnment will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, August, 14th in Green Glade Cemetery, Farmington, IA. Pastor Dean Graber will officiate.
A memorial has been established for Great River Hospice. Memorials may be mailed in care of Lunning Chapel, 2620 Mt. Pleasant St., Burlington, IA 52601.