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Benny Abner Whittle

February 13, 1943 October 8, 2016
Benny Abner Whittle
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Obituary for Benny Abner Whittle

Benny Abner Whittle, age 73, of Americus, died at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Saturday, October 8, 2016. A native of Dexter, he was born February 13, 1943 the son of the late Emory and Gussie Whittle. Benny was the owner of Americus Heating and Air. He attended University of Georgia for his heating and air certification. He loved hunting, fishing and golf. Benny was a loving and devoted uncle to his nieces and nephews and was always dependable when needed by anyone. He loved life and was a jokester. Benny enjoyed time on the farm running his equipment and spending time with his animals. He attended Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 12:00 Noon at Central Baptist Church with Rev. Andy Taunton and Dr. Bryan Myers officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at the Lucy/June Plantation on Old Andersonville Rd. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Weldon Childrens Fund @ Citizens Bank of Americus.
Survivors include wife of 37 years, June Weldon Whittle of Americus; four sisters, Jo Ann Smith, Kay Holland, Sue Wicker (Luke) and Diane Lucas (Johnny); three brothers, Dale Whittle (Iris), Danny Whittle (Carol), Billy Whittle (Judy); and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Mason Whittle and James Whittle.

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Visitation

Monday

10

Oct

10:00 AM 10/10/2016 10:00:00 AM
Lucy/June Plantation

Old Andersonville Rd
Americus, GA 31709

There are no specific times for the visitation on Monday at Lucy/June Plantation so anytime after 10:00 AM.

Lucy/June Plantation
Old Andersonville Rd Americus 31709 GA
United States

Service

Tuesday

11

Oct

12:00 PM 10/11/2016 12:00:00 PM
Central Baptist Church

190 Upper River Rd
Americus, GA 31709

Central Baptist Church
190 Upper River Rd Americus 31709 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

151 Bone Rd
Americus, GA 31709

151 Bone Rd Americus 31709 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Weldon Childrens Fund @ Citizens Bank of Americus

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