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Marilyn Whittington

May 15, 2020


Marilyn Whittington, 82 formerly of Rock Spring, passed away Friday, May 15, 2020 in a Greenville, SC health care facility.


Marilyn was born in Mississippi but moved extensively around the southern United States. She attended Flintstone Baptist Church and retired from The County Bank after many years of service as a Board Officer. Marilyn enjoyed playing golf, was considered a talented cook, and most of all loved spending time with her grandchildren.


Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, “Whit” Whittington; parents, Orris and Mary Sue Carter; and brothers, Jimmy and Clyde Sappington.


Survivors include her children: Sharon Hamlett, Lisa (Dewey) Sprouse, and Steve (Tracie) Whittington; grandchildren: Christie Eller, Rusty Hamlett, Summer (Jean Carlos) Castro, Clay (Jessica) Sprouse, Tyler (Amanda) Whittington, Colton Whittington, and Dana (Blake) Teeters; great grandchildren: Logan and Alex Castro, Cooper and Emily Sprouse, Abigail and Grace Eller, Madilyn Ta, and Giles Whittington; siblings, Carolyn Aiken and David (Jane) Carter; and many nieces and nephews.


Burial will be held at a later date at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.


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Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.

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