Bernice Toler Whitaker, age 87, of Ft Myers, FL passed away on Friday, March 13, 2009.
She was born in Whitesburg, KY on July 1, 1921. Mrs. Whitaker met and married Elmer R. Whitaker.
They were married for 63 years and together they raised 3 children. She loved her children and
being a mother. She is a member of First Baptist Church of Belleview, FL. She is survived by her
daughter Mary Louise Whitaker Self of Ft Myers; son Jimmy D. Whitaker of Soddy Daisy, TN; son
Bobby C. Whitaker of Canton, OH; 9 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren and 2 great great
grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Elmer R. Whitaker, father Henry Toler and
mother Liza J. Toler.