Phyllis "Peg" Whitney


June 22, 1922 - October 6, 2012


Phyllis "Peg" Whitney was born June 22, 1922 in Mitchell to Edward and Mae (Conser) Buckles.   She graduated from Mitchell High school in 1940.  On December 30, 1945 she married Russell Whitney.  She worked as an administrative  assistant in several Mitchell offices.  She was a life time member of the First United Methodist Church, Esther Circle and Tuesday Quilters.

She is survived by one son, Richard (Sonya) Whitney, Reisterstown, MD; one grandson, Michael (Brooke) Whitney, one grt. grandson, Nathan, three sisters: Dorothy Talbert, Kennewick, WA; Virginia Currie, Oklahoma City, OK; and Donna (John) Rothones, Loveland, CO; and one brother, Don Buckles, Mitchell.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Russell and grandson, John.


Memorials are preferred in her name in lieu of flowers.


Tuesday, October 9, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Wednesday, October 10, 2012
11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
310 North Rowley Street
Mitchell, South Dakota


Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Darrell Test on October 10, 2012
Hi Connie and Charles,

I am sorry to hear of your mother's passing.

Please accept my heartfelt condolences.

Darrell Test
Posted by Ruth Haidle on October 8, 2012
For this girl from Ohio, Peg Whitney's house was my home away from home when I was a freshman at DWU. I will remember her with fondness.
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