Treva M. Whitlock
Treva M. Whitlock (Jones) age 76 of Venice, FL. Born in Dayton, Ohio. A long-term resident of Miamisburg, OH. Passed away July 10, 2021. Predeceased by her cherished parents, Harry & Mary Jones. Beloved wife of 58 ½ years to Randall Whitlock. Mother of Deborah (Joseph) Howard and Randall Whitlock Jr. Devoted Nana of Sophia and Theo Howard. Sister of Kay (Ken) Johnson, Cliff ord (Karen) Jones, and preceded in death by siblings: Marion Kincer, Monroe Kincer, and Bonnie Larrison. Sister-in-law to: Patricia Colen, Morris (Bobbi) Whitlock, David (Martha) Whitlock, and Steve (Marsha) Whitlock.
Her career as a Director of Child Nutrition spanned over 30 years. She developed life-long, cherished friendships with Directors throughout the country, they called themselves “Sisters of the Skillet”. She was a board member of the National School Food Service Association and former President of the SNA of OH. In 1998 she was nominated for Ohio Food Service Director of the Year. She was widely recognized amongst her peers for developing the Food Court concept for school cafeterias.
Treva loved reading, gardening & baking. She was a skilled gardener; her awe-inspiring garden was featured in the local newspaper. A framed copy of the article traveled with her to Florida, where she continued to spend each day cultivating and tending to her new, tropical flower garden. Recently she had begun to grow pineapples, to her delight. She was a master baker and was renowned amongst family and friends for her amazing, flaky pie crusts and award-winning pies. She was happiest when baking for those she loved. She was a member of Venice’s Christ United Methodist Church. She loved the church and made lasting friendships there, including Mike and Sue Craig, who remember her as a devoted and beloved friend.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to OH SNA Memorial Scholarship fund care of Tracey Hogan SNA of OH, 400 Wilson Bridge Rd #120, Worthington, OH 43085. Checks payable to SNA of OH, referencing Treva in the memo line.