Franklin Hardwell Whitten
A Celebration of Life honoring Franklin Hardwell "Frank" Whitten, who died on August 27, 2020, will be held Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Peakland United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at a reception at the church following the service.
Frank was predeceased by his parents, W.C. "Red" Whitten and Louise Poole Whitten, and his sister, Mary Lynn Whitten.
He is survived by his wife, Harriet Jones Whitten of Decatur Ga.; his daughters, Susan Whitten Padgett (Roy) of Charlotte, N.C., Alice Whitten Bowen (Tony) of Parrish, Fla., and Mary Carter Whitten Van Atta (Matt) of Decatur, Ga.; his son, Franklin Hardwell "Hardy" Whitten Jr. (Betsy) of San Diego, Calif.; brothers, Wilbur Carrington Whitten Jr. of Forest, and Thomas P. Whitten (Susan) of Beaufort, S.C.; and brother-in-law, William Henry Jones Jr. (Margaret) of Augusta, Ga. Frank is also survived by eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The family requests that memorials be made to Peakland United Methodist Church, 4434 Boonsboro Road, Lynchburg VA 24503.
Whitten Timberlake Chapel is serving the family.
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Published by The News & Advance on Jul. 18, 2021.