Mary Evelyn Whittington

Funeral service for Mary Evelyn Whittington, 91, of Oxford, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Meadow Brook Baptist Church with the Rev. Trull Hill officiating. Burial will follow at Anniston Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11-1 p.m. at the church. Mrs. Whittington died Monday at her residence. Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Sheets and Mary Ann Owens (Mitchell); two sons, Ray Whittington (Jody) and Joe Whittington (Donna); four grandchildren, Kent Bryant (Kara), Marcus Bryant, Blake Sheets and Matt Whittington; three great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Theadway; brother, Joe Cole; several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Whittington is preceded in death by her husband, Pershing "Paul" Whittington; daughter, Norma Kirkes and eight siblings. Mrs. Whittington was a lifelong resident of Alabama. She lived most of her life in the Anniston, Oxford area. Mrs. Whittington was a long time member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church where she was active in the church choir and taught Sunday School. She was a volunteer for the Meals on Wheels. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge of arrangements Online condolences may be made at

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Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave Anniston, AL 362014651
(256) 236-3441

Published in The Anniston Star on June 5, 2014