Karren Lucille Slayton Whitmer, 74, of Salem, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Guy Ralph and Annie Lucille Slayton; and her brother, Ronald Gray Slayton.
Surviving to cherish her memory are: Husband of 53 years, Earl Wayne Whitmer; Four Stepchildren, Robert Alan Whitmer, Roberta Whitmer Horn, Jackie Whitmer Baker, and Gary Whitmer; Adopted Daughter, Meagan Whitmer; Two Sisters, Linda Caldwell and Susan Campbell; One Brother, Douglas Slayton; Grandchildren, Kember Lucille, Trevor, Kellan, Maddie, Gemma, Mila, Neil, Jennifer, Doc, and Heidi; and Numerous Nieces and Nephews.
Karren was a homemaker, a telephone operator at CFW in Covington, Virginia, and worked at General Electric for over 30 years.
She graduated from Covington High School in Covington, Virginia.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem, Virginia.
Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park.
Visitation will be two hours prior to the funeral on Monday, April 23, 2018.