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Mr. Collie Whitted, Jr.

Died: December 5, 2017

On December 5th, 2017 Collie Whitted Jr. at the age of 94 was freed from these earthly constraints just four days short of his 95th birthday. Collie was born on December 9th 1922 in the Crabtree community of Haywood County to Collie Whitted Sr. and Alma Robinson Whitted. Collie was preceded in death by his mother and f…read more

On December 5th, 2017 Collie Whitted Jr. at the age of 94 was freed from these earthly constraints just four days short of his 95th birthday. Collie was born on December 9th 1922 in the Crabtree community of Haywood County to Collie Whitted Sr. and Alma Robinson Whitted. Collie was preceded in death by his mother and father, two sisters Lois Thompson and Emma Lou Hall, four brothers Homer, Glenn, and Ray Whitted and Hardin Robinson.
Being a member of the greatest generation Collie served honorably with the United States Army during WWII in the Sixth Armored Division which saw action at the Battle of the Bulge.
Collie was a long time member of the Hendersonville church of Christ where he served as Treasurer for twenty seven years. He and Lena retired over thirty years ago and enjoyed traveling the country and visiting their place in central Florida.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of over 68 years Lena Mae (Holloway) Whitted. One son, Jerry and wife Cheryl of Greeneville, TN, two grand children Sarah Jennings and husband Spencer of Goodlettsville, TN and Luke Whitted and wife Jessica of Greeneville, TN. Sister-in-Laws Ruth Edmonds and husband Homer of White Springs FL , Becky Hilliard and husband Dick of Manson, NC and Barbra Holloway of Hendersonville. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He will be missed by all who knew him.
A Celebration of his life will be at 1:00 PM on Friday, December 8th, 2017 at the Hendersonville Church of Christ with Jerry Senn and Joe Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Shepherd Memorial Park, with military honors.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Thos. Shepherd & Son

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Home

125 S. Church Street
Hendersonville, NO 28793

Service Information

Date: Friday, December 8, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm

Hendersonville Church of Christ

1975 Haywood Road
Hendersonville, NO 28791

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, December 8, 2017

Shepherd Memorial Park

5045 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28791

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