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LOWELL R. WILHOIT, 84 of Dalton died Sunday, January 27, 2013, at the Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. He was born April 22, 1928 in rural Dalton the son of R.B. and Bonnie (Peddicord) Wilhoit.

Lowell served his country during the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953, spending most of his time in Germany.

He married Betty Ruth Wahlbrink on May 21, 1954 in Fayette and she survives of the home.

Lowell’s greatest enjoyment besides his family was his love for farming, which he did from an early age in his life. His faith was in the teachings of Jesus Christ as recorded in the Holy Bible.

Survivors include his wife of the home, a daughter and son-in-law, Laurinda and Jerry Littleton of Keytesville; a son and daughter-in-law, Galen and Heidi Wilhoit of Ashland, Mo; a sister, Alma Wahlbrink and husband Wayne of Laclede, Mo; a brother Gerald Wilhoit and wife Alma Lou of Kirbyville, Mo; four grandchildren, Jerra Alumbaugh, Kendall Littleton, Brady Wilhoit, and Karenna Wilhoit, one step-grandson, Brian Littleton; two great grandchildren, Rhys and Rhylen Alumbaugh and a step-great granddaughter, Brett Littleton; and several nieces and nephews and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Sharon Wilhoit; two brothers, Kenneth and James Delby Wilhoit, and two sisters, Doris Ruth and Eula Wilhoit.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, January, 30, 2013 at 11:00a.m. at the Summerville Funeral Home in Salisbury with burial in the Dalton Cemetery. Visitation is Tuesday from 4 until 7:00p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to the Dalton Cemetery Assn.


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