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Katie W. Whitten

Portsmouth - Katie Wood Whitten, 93, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014. She was born in Portsmouth to the late Elsie and James E. Wood Sr. She graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School, retired as a bookkeeper with J.T. Eley and a treasurer for Southern Van and Storage Co. in Norfolk. She was a former member and Sunday school teacher at Park View Baptist Church and 4th St. Baptist Church. She is predeceased by her husband Robert A. Whitten, who was a CPA in Norfolk; and a brother, Charles B. Wood.

She is survived by her brother, Dr. James E. Wood Jr.; a nephew, James E. Wood, III of Arlington, Va.; and three nieces, Beth Iden and husband Gary, Melanie Hudson and husband John and Charlynn Turner and husband Keith.

A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel by the Rev. Aaron Brittain. Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on May 4, 2014
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