Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Whitehead -- 100th Birthday
Lola Margarette (Marge) Whitehead, longtime Monmouth resident now of Dallas, celebrated her 100th birthday on Sept. 12.
Lola was born on Sept. 12, 1911.
She had been married to Louie Evans and they had two children and later divorced.
She later married Charles Whitehead of Carthage, Mo. He served in the Army and trained at Camp Adair. They liked Oregon so much they moved to Monmouth following the end of World War II.
Marge enjoyed being a homemaker and raising her family. One of her many interests included doing crossword and word-find puzzles.
Her family includes Mary Francis Evans Neely of Monmouth and the late Bobby Lee Evans. She has 20 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. Of her nine siblings, her brother Grant Nixon, 93, is the only one remaining.