Mrs. Myrtle Amanda Whetcombe, 101 Adams Street, succumbed in a Bakersfield hospital last night. She was born in Kings Valley, Oregon, July 1, 1897, and had resided in Taft for 23 years. Closed casket services will be conducted Wednesday in the Erickson and Brown Funeral Chapel at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Max Greenlee officiating. Interment will be in the West Side Cemetery. The family has requested that persons wishing to do so may contribute to the Cancer Fund in lieu of flowers. Survivors include her husband, Frank, of the family address, four brothers, Samuel L. Eddy, Portland, Ore., Ernest Eddy, Ellston, Iowa; Delmer Eddy, Portland, Ore., and Israel Eddy, Kings Valley, Ore.