Annie Whittington

Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 5, 2011

TALLULAH, La. — Services for Annie M. Whittington, 85, of Tallulah, La., who died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at the Olive Branch Senior Care Center in Tallulah after a lengthy illness, will be at 10 a.m. today at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home Chapel 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 in Tallulah.

Mrs. Whittington was born in Archibald, La., and had lived most of her life in Tallulah. She was a homemaker and a member of Acts Tabernacle Church of Tallulah.

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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, Barbara Wilkins, Phyllis Cardin and husband, Ted, and Lori Deckelman, all of Tallulah; one stepdaughter, June Barfield of Downsville, La.; one sister, Irene Cassels of Wisner, La.; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be grandsons.