2010-09-09 / Obituaries


Lorenzo Whitley, 98, of Thomasville died Aug. 31, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary.

He was born April 9, 1912 in Sweet Water. He was a long time member of the Thomasville United Methodist Church. He was a member of the American Legion Post 112. He was a United States Army Veteran of World War II. He received the ETO Theater Ribbon and four bronze stars and a purple heart.

Survivors include a cousin, India Spinks, Thomasville; a nephew, James Whitley, Collinsville, Miss.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucie Rancont Whitley.

The service was Sept. 3 at 11 a.m. at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. George Sedberry officiating. Burial was in the Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham. Memorials may be made to the Thomasville United Methodist Church.

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