LIEUTENANT WHITFIELD, age 85, of Boyd, Alabama, passed September 14, 2010 at DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Funeral services will be Tuesday morning, September 21, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. from Old Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church, Hwy. 12, Boyd. Rev. Edmond Bell will deliver the eulogy; Rev. Lieutenant Whitfield, pastor. Interment follows in Old Mt. Olive Cemtery. Pastor Whitfield will lie in repose one and a half hours before funeral time (9:30a.m.-11:00). Visitation for family and friends is September 20, 2010 from 3-6:00 p.m. at the Weatherly Chapel.
Those left to cherish precious memories are: a loving, devoted wife of 64 years, Julia Maxwell Whitfield; eight children- Milton (Della), Loretta (Joseph) Danner, Lucretia (Cleophus) Childress, Lena, Alphonso, Mamie, Marvin (Carolyn) Whitfield and Essie (Willie, deceased) Ponius; nineteen grandchildfen; thirteen great grandchildren; special nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends whom he loved dearly. He is also survived by two brothers and two sisters; three brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.
WEATHERLY FUNERAL HOME, York, Alabama, under the direction of Jacqueline Studdard Weatherly, entrusted with all funeral and burial service details.