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Helen L. Whisler

January 16, 1946 ~ November 5, 2019 (age 73)

Obituary

Helen L. Whisler, 73, of Milan, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at her home. Services for Helen will be 1 pm, Monday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Milan. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Coal Valley Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family.

Helen was born on January 16, 1946 in Canton, Illinois, a daughter of Chester Myers and Erma Brown Myers. She married Thomas Murphy. He preceded her in death in 1999. She later married Robert Whisler. He preceded her in death in 2005.  Mrs. Whisler was a homemaker.  She was a member of First Bible Missionary Church, Davenport. 

Survivors include her children, Robert Murphy (Connie Cox), Davenport, Brenda Murphy, Milan, Tammy (Earl) Gulley, Auderdale, Florida, Nancy Murphy, Milan, Audrey (John) Mendoza, Aledo, step children, Gene (Ruth) Whisler, Silvis, Thomas Whisler, Silvis; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; siblings, Mary Sturegan, Alabama, Wilma Taets, Orion, Conrad Grigbey, Verdon, Illinois; brother in law, Larry Whisler, Silvis.

Helen was preceded in death by her two husbands; a son, Daniel Murphy; and a great grandson, Brandon Gulley. Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 11, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home & Crematory
201 4th Ave E.
Milan, IL 61264

Funeral Service
Monday
November 11, 2019

1:00 PM
Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home & Crematory
201 4th Ave E.
Milan, IL 61264

Committal

Coal Valley Cemetery
P.O. Box 337
Coal Valley, IL 61240

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