Dennis Steven Whitten (1952 - 2016)


Dennis Steven Whitten, 63, of Altamont, died at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2016, at his home.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at First Baptist Church in Altamont, with the Rev. Dr. Lowell Donnelley officiating. Burial will be in Oakridge Cemetery in Effingham. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Friday at the church Memorials: First Baptist Church or donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mr. Whitten was born on Thursday, Oct. 23, 1952, in Washington, D.C., the son of Billy D. and Betty J. (Buckner) Whitten. He married Vickie Turner Slovick on Nov. 6, 1989, in Effingham.
Survivors include his wife; sons, Justin Whitten and his wife Tammy of Cocoa, Fla., and Brandon Whitten of Plainfield; and daughters, Valerie and her husband Juan Angel of Mattoon, and Melissa Whitten Collis of Effingham.

Funeral Home
Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home
College & North
Brownstown, IL 62418
(618) 427-3344
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in The Leader-Union from Mar. 28 to Apr. 6, 2016