Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

BRYANT — Lehman Lanier “Whitt” Whittingto­n,


age 85, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 1, 2020. He was born October 14, 1934 to Nash and Hazel Hutcheson Whittingto­n in Banks, Arkansas. Whitt’s church family will miss his delicious fried pies and his family will miss his chocolate pancakes. Whitt loved golf and loved his First Southern Baptist Church Family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; Edward (Dewanna) and Robert Whittingto­n. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 51 years, Carolyn Hightower Whittingto­n and children Jan Whittingto­n, Andrew (Carla) Whittingto­n, and Joseph Whittingto­n. Two brothers; Loyd (Cherry) Whittingto­n and Paul ( Beverly) Whittingto­n. One sister Vivian Whittingto­n Baker (Arnold), two grandchild­ren; Lily and Lucy Robinson and several nephews and nieces.

One of Whitt’s favorite memories was attending The Masters with his sons in 2010. A graveside service will be held May 6, 2020 at Forest Hills Memorial Park with Bro. Robby Tingle and Bro. Jim Lagrone. Memorials may be made to First Southern Baptist Church Food Bank, 604 S. Reynolds Rd., Bryant, Ark. 72022. Services are entrusted to Pinecrest Funeral Home, 7401 Hwy. 5, Alexander, Ark. 72002. Services may be viewed by logging into Pinecrest Funeral Home and Memorial Park’s Facebook page at­11307/.

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