September 26, 2021

Mrs. Mary A. Whitton

Mrs. Mary Aldridge Whitton, age 84 of Roopville, passed away April 7, 2021.

She was born January 1, 1937 in Randolph County, Alabama, daughter to the late Ed Aldridge and the late Mary McCormick Aldridge.

She was a Bowdon High School graduate and as a career worked as a healthcare provider for several area hospitals and home health care companies for many years before retiring.

Mary had a passion for helping others and worked hard at providing the best care she could, but felt her greatest accomplishment in life was being a Nana.

She enjoyed gardening, flowers and raising vegetables, visiting the beach, and spending time with her family.

She was a long-time member of Veal Baptist Church. She sang in her church choir and added her strong alto harmony to the hymns of praise to her Lord and Savior. She taught the beginners Sunday School class for several years. She loved her family so very much and it showed in her actions. Her presence will be missed dearly.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Webster Earl Whitton; and her sister, Nancy Aldridge Bradley.

She is survived by her children, Debbie Whitton Wallace of Temple, Brenda Whitton of Roopville, and Mike and Tracy Whitton of Roopville; six grandchildren, Selina and Casey Sapp, Corinne and Mike Denney, Chris and Leigh Whitton, Lauren Wallace, Meagan and Cadon Brumbelow, and Kaitlyn and Jeff Buchanan; eleven great grandchildren; and sisters-in-law, Sandra Drew of Ft. Valley, Georgia, and Linda Cheesman of Cordele, Georgia.

Funeral service will be conducted Monday, April 12, 2021 at 4:00 PM from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Rev. Doug Bingham and Chaplain Dan Akins officiating.

Interment will follow in Veal Community Cemetery with Rev. Ralph Caldwell providing graveside services.

Pallbearers will be Kenneth Marlow, Dwayne Marlow, Chris Whitton, Cadon Brumbelow, Jeff Buchanan, and Tim Eady. Honorary pallbearer will be David Eady.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, April 11, 2021 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM.

Messages of condolences can be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com.

Martin and Hightower Funeral Home of Carrollton is in charge of the arrangements.

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