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“She was a shining light in my world and inspiration in my life to come. With my life in the military I lost contact with Karen but I never for got...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Tony Stone - Denham Springs , LA

“Shannon and Shar- I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Penny Hane Taylor - Tampa, FL

“I will miss your tinkling laugh Mom, you were truly a gift to me for the short time I was honored to know you. You were a great mommy as reflected in...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Pattie Massanet - Tampa, FL

“Loving thoughts and prayers to the best friend a person could have ever had. I will forever remember you. Love you Karen, Judy ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Judy Watson - Spring Hill, FL

“It has been a long and difficult journey the last 2 years. It is so ironic that a heart so full of life and love ultimately let her down! There will...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Shar Ishee - Tampa, FL - Daughter


WHITNEY, Karen Ishee, 69, of Tampa, died August 6, 2011. She is predeceased by her parents Dallas and Edna Kilby and is survived by her husband Eugene Whitney, son Jason Ishee (Sharon), daughters Shannon Coffey (John), Shar Ishee (Pattie), Shawn Carreiro (Amos), sister Kay Ratliff, step-sons Richard Whitney, Frank Whitney, Mark Whitney, step-daughter Theresa Roberts, 22 loving grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Karen was the past President of Lanier Elementary, a member of the Beta Sigma Phi and the Plant High Reunion Committee. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her name to LifePath Hospice or Lanier Elementary P.T.A. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. with funeral service at 11:00 a.m., both at Blount & Curry Funeral Home, 605 S. MacDill Avenue, Tampa. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery.