Mary Madeline Whitfield
Mary Madeline Whitfield, age 84, of Clarksville, TN, died on Monday, December 31, 2012 at Whitehaven Assisted Living. She was born on February 11, 1928 in Montgomery County, Tennessee to the late Homer Clyde Whitfield and Pearl Seay Whitfield. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Clifton Whitfield and Robert L. Whitfield; two sisters, Barbara Howard and Margaret Myers.
Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel with Rev. Chuck Cato officiating. Burial in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 from 4-7 p.m. and Thursday, January 3, 2013 from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Mary was retired from Life of Georgia after 37 years of service. She graduated from Austin Peay State College in 1951. She was also a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church.
She is survived by her sister, Augusta Rutherford of Norfolk, VA; seven nephews, Gene (Lynn) Whitfield, Keith (Joyce) Whitfield, Rick (Nancy) Whitfield, Homer (Pam) Whitfield, Brent (Kris) Rutherford, Michael Howard and Bobby Joe Myers; five nieces, Linda Sue Price, Winnie Bagley, Judy Tull, Lisa Shanks and Patricia Myers.
Pallbearers will be Tim Welker, Mike Kennedy, Reber Kennedy, Justin Whitfield, Steve Claxton, Todd Peters and Homer Whitfield.
The family would like to give a special thanks to the staff at Whitehaven Assisted Living for the great care that was given to Mary Whitfield.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Spring Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 2760 Trenton Road, Clarksville, TN 37040; the
; or the APSU Alumni Association, 601 College Street, Clarksville, TN 37040.
Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN, 931-645-6488www.neal-tarpley.com