|Birth: ||Oct. 16, 1921|
|Death: ||May 10, 1970|
Daughter of Enos Jewett Whittington, Sr. and Floyce Flower Wallace Whittington
Sister of Leo Mae Whittington, Betty Jo Whittington York, Thomas W. Whittingon, and Enos J. Whittington, Jr.
Granddaughter of Thomas L. Whittington
From her obituary in the Dallas Morning News:
Funeral services for Miss Dene Whittington, 48, of 5045 Cedar Springs, a registered nurse anestheist will be help at 10 a.m. Thursday in Restland Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Restland Memorial Park.
A lifelong Dallas resident, she died here Monday.
A graduate of N. R. Crozier Technical High School, Miss Whittington had attended Tulane University in New Orleans, The University of Texas at Arlington and the University of Hawaii. She received her nursing degree at Charity Hospital in New Orleans and a degree in anesthesia from the School of Anesthesia in New York.
A member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, she was presently employed at Parkland Hospital.
Survivors: Two sisters, Miss Leo Mae Whittington and Mrs. Betty Chovanetz of Dallas and two brothers, Enos J. Whittington, Jr., of Garland and Thomas W. Whittington of Denver, Colorado.
Not mentioned in the obituary above, Dene was on duty at Parkland Hospital when President John F. Kennedy was taken there. She called her sister, Leo, on the phone to tell her he had been shot, and Leo, who had been working downtown and had seen the motorcade go by could not believe it.
Enos Jewett Whittington (1889 - 1980)
Floyce Flower Wallace Whittington (1885 - 1986)
Restland Memorial Park
Created by: H M G
Record added: Jan 22, 2007
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