Ellena Whitman, 91, passed away March 1, 2018 in Seneca. Ellena was born Aug. 17, 1926 in Neosho. She was a housekeeper in the medical field. Ellena was a member of the Burch Baptist Church.

Ellena Whitman, 91, passed away March 1, 2018 in Seneca.  Ellena was born Aug. 17, 1926 in Neosho.  She was a housekeeper in the medical field.  Ellena was a member of the Burch Baptist Church.  
She was married to Elwyn Whitman and he preceded her in death.  
Survivors include one son, Clyde Whitman, and wife, Berneva, Grove, Okla.; one daughter, Joyce Gaylin, Fresno, Calif.; one sister, Violet Garbin, Covina, Calif.; six  grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.  
In addition to her husband, Ellena was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, an infant daughter, two brothers and one  sister.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3 at  at the Swars Prairie Cemetery, Seneca, with Chaplain Danny Mullins presiding.  Contributions in memory of Ellena may be made to Seneca House, c/o Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66, Neosho, MO  64850.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.