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Donna Mae Wherry age 91, of Portland passed away Monday April 22, 2019 in the IU Health Jay Hospital. She was born in Portland May 22, 1927 the daughter of Robert and Mable (Pensinger) VanMatre. She was married June 23, 1951 to Robert Wherry Sr. and he preceded her in death on December 2, 2018. She was retired after 35 years from the Jay County Sheriff's Office starting there in 1962. She attended Fellowship Baptist Church and was a 1945 Poling High School graduate.
Surviving are two daughters Connie Irwin (husband Tim) of Portland and Jama Pensinger (husband Guy) of Portland, Four grandchildren Lacey Ninde (husband Dan), Keia Wood (husband Joe), Cale Hearn (wife Dia) and Corey LeMaster, Seven great grandchildren Xavier, Maebry, Spencer, Jacob, Cooper, Ashlynn and Madalynn. She was preceded in death by a son Bobby Wherry.
Funeral services will be Friday April 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Hugh Kelly presiding. Burial will follow in the Green Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 10:00 – 11:00 AM. Memorials can be made to the Jay County Cancer Society or Family Lifecare Hospice.