Sara Lou ‘Sally’ Whitaker, 84, of Altoona, Florida, formerly of Milford, wife of Bob Whitaker, passed away Jan. 12 after a brief illness.

Daughter of the late Dr. James J. and Elsie Black, she was born in Vineland, New Jersey.

Sally graduated from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in education. She taught elementary school, was an active member of Mary Taylor United Methodist Church, a Girl Scout leader and enjoyed traveling the world with Bob.

Besides her loving husband of 55 years, survivors include her daughter, Bonney Luttrell and her husband, Dan, son Jim and his wife, Jamie and precious granddaughters, Hadley and Madison Whitaker.

A memorial service was held in Altoona, Florida.