Mariam Orpha Willhite of Cuba, Missouri was born on July 25, 1937 in Crawford County, Missouri to the union of William H. and Minerva C. (Jones) Willhite. She left from this life on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at Cuba Manor at the age of 83 years.
While growing up, Orpha and her family lived on a farm in Leasburg. She attended the First Assembly of God Church in Bourbon for many years. She retired from Paramount Apparel, after nearly 50 years of dedicated service. She enjoyed sewing and embroidery work.
Orpha is preceded in death by her parents William H. and Minerva C. (Jones) Willhite; one sister Naomi and husband Raymond Hamm.
Those who are left to treasure her memory are her sister Delores Beckett of Cuba; nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.
Graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:00 a.m. at Meramec Hills Cemetery with Pastor Jeremiah Wilson, officiating.
The Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba is honored to be serving the Willhite family.