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 Billye Jean <I>Thompson</I> Whitlock

Billye Jean Thompson Whitlock

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Death 6 Mar 2010 (aged 83)
Burial Vincent, Shelby County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 49449282 · View Source
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Billye Jean (Thompson) Whitlock
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VINCENT – Billye Jean Thompson Whitlock, a lifelong resident of Vincent, Ala., passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2010, after a lengthy illness.
She was born on March 18, 1926, to John H. and Alva G. Thompson.
Mrs. Whitlock was a graduate of Jacksonville State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in education. Later she received a master's degree in the same field from the University of Alabama in Birmingham.
She was chosen to become a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Teacher's Honor Society and was a 1975 top five state finalist for Teacher of the Year. She taught 30 years with the Talladega County School System.
Mrs. Whitlock served her community on the Housing Committee for 25 years. She also served as an election poll official for over 20 years. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Vincent.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Homer Nelson Whitlock, and two sons, Perry Hallet Whitlock and John Thompson Whitlock.
She is survived by her son, Billy Nelson Whitlock (Tricia); daughter, Patte Ann Whitlock Shinn; sisters, Joy Thompson Limbaugh and Fanny Thompson Hinds; and her grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Monday, March 8, 2010, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Curtis and Son Funeral Home Childersburg Chapel. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 9, at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Vincent with the Rev. Darryl Wood officiating.
Mrs. Whitlock will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Vincent Cemetery.
Flowers will be accepted, or, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Vincent. Condolences may be offered at www.curtisandsonfunerals.com.
Curtis and Son Funeral Home Childersburg Chapel will direct the services.
Published in The Daily Home on Mar. 7, 2010


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  • Created by: Kitty Walker Lennard
  • Added: 9 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49449282
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Billye Jean Thompson Whitlock (18 Mar 1926–6 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49449282, citing Vincent Cemetery, Vincent, Shelby County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Kitty Walker Lennard (contributor 27894363) .