MT. JULIET — Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, May 31 at Mt. Juliet Church of Christ for Mr. Wilhite, 95, of Mt. Juliet. Born August 13, 1913, he died at Alive Hospice on May 27, 2009.
Visitation with the family will be Friday, May 29 from 4-8 pm and Saturday, May 30 between the hours of 2-6 pm at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet. Services will be conducted by Brother David Shannon. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Survivors include: son-in-law Glenn (Madolyn) Pardue; daughter-in-law Lou Lavonne "Tobby" Whitley; grandchildren Glenda Lucille (John) Pardue Reichert, Vickie Ruth Pardue, William Terry (Beverly) Whitley and Marsha Celaine (Ramon) Fiol.
Also surviving are great grandchildren David Duncan, Dana Duncan Ingham, Ray Fiol, Jr., Lucy Fiol, Will Whitley and Brianna Whitley; great, great grandchildren Shannan Morales, Shauntel, Shicara, Shiann, and Shelby Duncan and Jennifer and Scotty Ingham; a great, great, great grandchild Taylor Marie Lyles; and special friend, Leroy Beard.
Mr. Wilhite is preceded in death by wife Lucille Ervin Wilhite; father Jefferson Wilhite; mother Martha Avo Bussell Wilhite Capps; sister Daisy Wilhite Proffitt; brothers Edgar Wilhite and Clyde Wilhite; daughter Lela Mai Pardue; son Henry Owen Whitley; grandchildren Wanda Mai Pardue, Daphine Pardue and Monica Lou Whitley; and great grandchild Dawn Dianne Duncan.
Honorary pallbearers will include the Elders and Deacons of Mt. Juliet Church of Christ. Active pallbearers: Terry Whitley, Ramon Fiol, Ray Fiol, Eddie Leroy Beard, Chad Hill, Dan Nabors, Cecil Pitts, Mike Schmitz, John Thomas and Stephen York.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Mt. Juliet Church of Christ for mission and charity work.
Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet.