William Eugene Willhite
Posted By Sparta Live | February 3, 2011 12:00 am
William Eugene Willhite, 79, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 1, 2011, at his residence.
Mr. Willhite was born Dec. 16, 1931, in White County, to George and Mary Kate Brown Willhite.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Amy Alice (Susie) Willhite, and one brother, Dewey Willhite.
Survivors include his wife, Deamie Willhite, of Sparta; sons, Billy Willhite and wife Sabra, of Sparta, Mack Willhite and wife Jan, of Sparta; stepchildren, Kristi Ward, of Cookeville, Jeremy Lintz, of Cookeville, Josh Lintz, of Cookeville; grandchildren, William Charles Willhite, Mackenzie Woodruff, Danielle Willhite, Janielle Willhite, Coady Willhite; step-grandchildren, Summer Ward, Ryker Lintz, Izzy Lintz, Aden Lintz, Gavin Lintz, Hudson Lintz, Gerren Lintz, Rosalie Ward; one great-grandchild, Stephen Tyler Woodruff.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Feb. 4, 2011, at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, with burial in Saylors Cemetery. The family will receive friends 3-8 p.m., Feb. 3, at the funeral home. Larry Reid and Randy Adams will officiate.
Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.