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Lina Whitson

July 5, 1919 — November 1, 2006

Lina Revercomb Whitson, age 87, died Wednesday, November 1, 2006 in Staunton.  She was born July 5, 1919 in Deerfield a daughter of the late John Henderson and Emma (Lyle) Revercomb.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Alfred “Al” Whitson; an infant brother, Archie Benjamin Revercomb, two sisters, Frances Revercomb Hoover and Ruth Revercomb Hoy; a brother, John H. “Jack” Revercomb, Jr. and a nephew, John Arch Revercomb.

She is survived by nieces, nephews and their spouses, Jack and Susan Hoover Letner,  John and D’Arlene Hoy, William and Cindy Revercomb, all of Deerfield;  Rebecca Hoy Stevens of Midlothian and Hugh and Debi Hoover of Rawleigh, NC.

Mrs. Whitson retired from the FBI in Washington, DC.  She was a former member of the Sarah Murray Lewis Chapter of the DAR, a lifelong antique enthusiast and she loved her cat, Maggie.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, November 4, 2006 at the Revercomb Family Cemetery in Deerfield

Friends may call at the home of Susan Letner.

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