2011-06-09 / Front Page


Jack Todd Willoughby, 88, of Grove Hill died June 13, 2011 at a Mobile hospital.
He was born Nov. 2, 1922. He was a native of Marengo County. He attended Antioch Baptist Church. He was a World War II Veteran having served in the United States Army. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart and American Defense Service Medal. He was a right away foreman with Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corporation.
Survivors include his wife, Myrtle Beck Willoughby, Grove Hill; one son, William E. Willoughby, Grove Hill; two daughters, Sharon W. Lankford, Grove Hill, Tonya W. Horton, Jackson; one sister, Clara Morgan, Whatley; three grandchildren, LaSha Harrell Nelson, Will Harrell, Cassity Corwren Horton and four children of William E. Willoughby and the late Faye W. Aspinall; three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Faye W. Aspinall.
Visitation will be Wednesday, June 15 from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Jackson with Revs. Lon Baxter and Bennie Harrison officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be LaSha Harrell Nelson, Corwren Horton, Mike Coleman, Will Harrell, Bradon Nelson Nelson and Christopher Dunam.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.

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