Annie M. Whittington

Published 11:12 am Friday, February 4, 2011

TALLULAH — Funeral services for Mrs. Annie M. Whittington, age 85, of Tallulah will be Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Dwayne Whittington and the Rev. Larry Whittington officiating.

Burial will follow at Oak Grove Church Cemetery in Winnsboro, La., under the direction of Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home of Tallulah.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 6 until 8 tonight.

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Mrs. Whittington died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at the Olive Branch Senior Care Center in Tallulah after a lengthy illness. She was born in Archibald, La., and had lived most of her life in Tallulah. She was a homemaker and member of Acts Tabernacle Church of Tallulah.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Luther “D.L.” Whittington; one son, Johnny Lee Whittington; and one daughter, Sandra Whittington Kendall.

Survivors include two sons, David Larry Whittington and wife Judy of Vidalia and Gary Dwayne Whittington and wife Brenda of Rayville; four daughters, Patricia White of Natchez and Barbara Wilkins, Phyllis Cardin and husband Ted and Lori Deckelman, all of Tallulah; one stepdaughter, June Barfield of Downsville; one sister, Irene Cassels of Wisner; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.