OBITUARY

Edward "Eddie" Earl Whitten

September 10, 1925July 28, 2022
Obituary of Edward "Eddie" Earl Whitten
Edward “Eddie” Earl Whitten, 96, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 28, 2022. A Celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Forest Hills United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Macon Memorial Park Cemetery with Dr. Baxter Hurley officiating. The family will greet friends from 10:00 a.m. to service time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Forest Hills United Methodist Church, St. Jude’s Children Hospital and Macon Outreach @ Mulberry Street United Methodist Church. Edward was born in Macon, Georgia to the late William P. and Edna Lorena Rankin Whitten and was preceded in death by his brother, William R. (Dot) Whitten, sister-in-law, Mildred (Buford) Newell. He attended Fort Hawkins grammar school and graduated from Lanier High School for Boys. After graduation, he joined the Navy, stationed at Pensacola, Florida for three years. Upon discharge, he worked at Noland Company for twelve years, then Prudential Insurance Co. until his retirement. After retirement, he was a Bailiff at the Bibb County Court House for thirty years where he made many special friends and looked forward to going to work everyday. He attended East Macon Methodist Church until he joined Cherokee Heights Methodist Church in 1953. February 12, 1953 he married Marcella Dickson and they celebrated sixty-nine years together. Later they joined Forest Hills Methodist Church where he taught Faithful Friends Sunday School Class and loved the church. He volunteered giving groceries at Mulberry Methodist Church Outreach, Rooms from the Heart, Boy Scouts Troup 23, and Macon Exchange Club Georgia State Fair. He loved animals and would go out of his way to protect them. He also enjoyed membership in several Senior Golf Groups. He is survived by his wife, Marcella D. Whitten of Macon, son, Wayne (Marcia) Whitten of Lambertville, MI, grandson, Jason (Mandi) of Peninsula, OH, great granddaughter, Ava Whitten. Visit www.snowsmp.com to express condolences. Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Cherry St. has charge of the arrangements.

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  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his wife, Marcella D. Whitten of Macon, son, Wayne (Marcia) Whitten of Lambertville, MI, grandson, Jason (Mandi) of Peninsula, OH, great granddaughter, Ava Whitten.
  • DONATIONS

  • Forest Hills United Methodist Church 1217 Forest Hill Road, Macon, GA 31210
  • St. Jude's Children Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Macon Outreach Mulberry Street United Methodist Church

Past Services

Thursday, August 04, 2022

Visitation

Thursday, August 04, 2022

A Celebration of Life