|Birth: ||Apr. 7, 1929|
|Death: ||Feb. 17, 2003|
From 2-19-2003 Jonesboro Sun online:
PITTS -- Willie Ed Whitney, 73, of Pitts died Monday, Feb. 17, at St. Bernard's Medical Center.
He was retired from American Lantern, where he worked in maintenance. He was a member of Pitts Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Adams Whitney of Pitts; three daughters, Linda Woodruff of Benton, Shirley Daniels of Grubbs and Barbara Gibbs of Pitts; two sisters, Beatrice Simmons and Sue Morgan, both of Du Quoin, Ill.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Dillinger Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Ballews Chapel Cemetery at Grubbs.
Pallbearers will be Larry Tapp, Richard Finch, Kenny Williams, Dwight Jackson, Calvin Raines and Chuck Peeler. Honorary pallbearers will include Edsel Wright.
Visitation will be from 5:30-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Cyrus Tilson Whitney (1905 - 1994)
Ida Bell Whitney (1905 - 1971)
Ruby Jewell Adams Whitney (1931 - ____)*
Note: Special Thanks, To Bobbi, June & Rita.
Ballews Chapel Cemetery
Created by: Beanie Ragan Adams
Record added: Feb 28, 2010
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