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Curtis L. Whittle, Sr.

Published: 9:05 AM, 08/01/2013

Source: The Newport Plain Talk

Curtis L. Whittle, Sr., age 81, of Cosby, died Monday, July 29, 2013, at Newport Health & Rehabilitation Center.

He was a retired nursery operator and minister.

He was preceded in death by his parents Curtis Mason and Bula Irene Whittle and several brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Fish Whittle of Cosby, son Curtis Lee, Jr. and wife Kathy of Cocoa, FL, daughters Irene Diane of Ohio, Ida JoAnne of Georgia, and Debra Carrol of Knoxville; one sister Laura Ruth Jarvis of Auburndale, Florida; eight grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 2, 2013, at the Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Byron Chambers officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. prior to the services. Interment will follow in the McGaha Cemetery.

The family would like to say a special "Thanks" to all of the wonderful people of Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice, 222 Heritage Boulevard, Newport, TN 37821.

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Brown Funeral Home is honored to serve the Whittle family.

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