Hubert Lee Whitworth

Jan 5 2008

94 year old Hubert Lee Whitworth of McMinnville died Friday at his daughter's residence. Born in Lincoln County, he was a retired head produce clerk with Kroger, a former McMinnville City Alderman, and a member of the Rolling Acres Brethren in Christ Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, J.W. and Rosie Calpurine Koonce Whitworth; his wife, Odie R'Della Whitworth; a daughter, Carolyn Mayfield; a son, Hubert Lynn Whitworth; brothers, Alton, Lester, J.W. and Curtis Whitworth; and a sister, Olivia Slayton. The funeral will be Monday at 1:00 p.m. at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Ralph Tucker, Ernest Weber, and William McCormick will officiate and burial will be in the Shellsford Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m., and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Helen and Hoyte Hale of Smithville and Linda and Ronnie Huff of McMinnville. Sons, Kenneth Whitworth of Decatur, Alabama and Jamie Whitworth of McMinnville. Sisters, Dora Slayton of Fayetteville, Elvaree and Clifford Holley of Lewisburg, and Nina Ruth and Max Walker of Jacksonville, Florida. Grandchildren, Dathan and Sarah Beth Hale of Johnson City, Angela and Billy Osment of Smithville, Amy Melton of McMinnville, Tina and Jeff Lassiter of McMinnville, Darrin and Ladonya Whitworth of Decatur, Alabama, and Selena Belew of Birmingham, Alabama. Great grandchildren, Jackub and Josef Osment, Aubriana Melton, Erika and Allen Betschart, EmiLee Grace Lassiter, Grayson and Destany Whitworth, and Tate and Avery Belew. Two foster great grandchildren, Anabel and Alondra Lassiter. Son-in-law, Waymon Mayfield of McMinnville and special friends, Sally Barker and Lisa Crowe. McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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