Grace Ann Whetstone

Posted on Aug 21, 2013

Grace Ann Whetstone, 84, of Bryant passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2013 at Swiss Village in Berne. She was born on March 29, 1929 in Adams County to Godfrey and Opal (McFarren) Smith. She was married on March 31, 1946 to Harold Olen Whetstone.
She was a homemaker and had worked at Berne Furniture. She was a member of the Bryant Wesleyan Church and was active in Ladies Missionary.
She is survived by three sons, Michael Whetstone of Portland; Jeffrey Whetstone of Bryant; and Joseph Whetstone of Rutherfordton, North Carolina; three daughters Sanda (Bill) Lawrence; and Sue Twigg, both of Bryant; and Elizabeth Baughn of Portland; brother, Tilman (Mary) Smith of Greenfield; sister Veda (Charlie) Ewart of Geneva; two sisters-in-law, Jean Smith; and Katie Smith, both of Geneva; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband on August 15, 2003.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21 at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland and one hour prior to the 10:00 a.m. funeral service on Thursday, August 22 at Bryant Wesleyan Church. Officiating will be Pastor Paul Van Cise and Pastor Greg Smith. Burial will be at Gravel Hill Cemetery in Bryant.
Memorials can be made to the Bryant Wesleyan Church or Helping Hand Food Bank.
Arrangements provided by Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland. Online condolences may be made at