Athens Review, Athens, Texas

August 23, 2013

Georgia Stephens Whittington

The Athens Review

ATHENS — ATHENS-Services for Georgia Stephens Whittington, 73, Dallas, formerly of Van Zandt County, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 in Zion Hill Assembly of God Church in Walton with the Rev. Gene McBride and the Rev. Don Herring officiating.

Private burial will follow in Zion Hill Cemetery under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

Mrs. Whittington died Aug. 21, 2013 in Tyler.

She was born Feb. 11, 1940 in Van Zandt County to the late George Henry and Julia D. Kirkland Stephens. She grew up in the China Grove Community, then later moved to Dallas in 1960. She served a 41-year tenure with Beckett Manufacturing of Dallas as a supervisor.

She was preceded in death by: her husband of 22 years, Marcie Lee Whittington, on March 6, 1983; brothers Cartis Stephens, Ray Stephens; sisters Ava Nell Bass and Willie Mae Jumper on Aug. 15, 2013.

Survivors include: her son, Stephen Whittington, Dallas; sister, Wilma Green, Athens; daughter by- choice, Danielle; granddaughter by-choice, Stepheny; numerous nephews and nieces and special friend Dorothy Burkham, Dallas.

Pallbearers will be Jose Castillo, Tracy Jumper, Robert Burkham, Ennis Bass, Gary Don Burkham and Bobby Green.

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