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Pvt Filmore Whitis
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1894
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1980
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

Obituary,
Commonwealth Journal, Somerset, Kentucky page unknown.

Filmore Whitis, 86, Shopville, died Saturday, Sept. 20. at the VAHospital after a short illness.

Born April 27, 1894, in Kentucky, he was the son of George and Janie Lankford Whitis and the husband of the late Ophella Ping Whitis.

A retired farmer and veteran of World War I, he was a director for the Pulaski County Farm Bureau.

Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. J.L. Langford, Shopville; two brothers, Bob Whitis, Somerset, and Oather Whitis, Dabney; two sisters, Mrs.Nora Claunch, Washington, and Mrs. Lizzie Bishop, Shopville; three grandchildren, Connie Langford Butler, Fairfield, Ohio, John Thomas Langford and Charles Filmore Langford, both of Shopville, and two great-grandchildren, John Rollin Langford. Shopville, and Bobbie Nicole Butler, Fairfiled, Ohio.

A brother, Willie Langford, and a sister, Mrs. Marie Brinkley, preceded him in death.

Services will be tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Fellowship Methodist Church with the Rev. Leonard Sears and the Rev. Tom Shouse officiating.

Burial will be in the Randall Cemetery.

Firends may call after 5 p.m. today at the Pulaski Funeral Home. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Hampton Whitis (1869 - 1945)
  Serena Jane Lankford Whitis (1869 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Ophelia Randall Whitis (1897 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  William M Lankford (1885 - 1956)**
  Nora Alice Whitis Claunch (1892 - 1992)*
  Filmore Whitis (1894 - 1980)
  Mary Elizabeth Whitis Bishop (1898 - 1990)*
  Robert Jay Whitis (1900 - 1994)*
  Oather B. Whitis (1907 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Randell-Herrin Cemetery
Shopville
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Roy Howell
Originally Created by: jtf
Record added: Sep 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41866645
 


- Janice Dean LeMaster
 Added: Jun. 28, 2014
In your honor Filmore.
- Douglas Kirk Sorensen
 Added: May. 11, 2011

- Edith Roberts
 Added: Sep. 19, 2010
 
 
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