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Truman Whitis

June 18, 1932 — May 23, 2018

Mr. Truman G. Whitis, age 85, of Mayfield passed away on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Heritage Manor Healthcare in Mayfield, KY.

He liked to hunt and train hunting dogs. Mr. Whitis was a big talker to young and old alike. He was a retired employee of General Tire with 30 years of service in maintenance.

Mr. Whitis is survived by his wife of 66 years, Jean Ann Sholar Whitis; one daughter-in-law, Eva Whitis of Mayfield, KY; two grandchildren, Sarah Whitis of Mayfield, KY and Joseph (Crystal) Whitis of Indianapolis, IN; two great grandchildren, Kyla and Cody Whitis; and two sisters, Jane Ann Alton of Reidland, KY and Ladonna Nelson of Paducah, KY.

He was preceded in death by one son, Gerald Lynn Whitis; six brothers, Brown Whitis, Troy Whitis, Billy Whitis, Jerry Whitis, James Whitis and Avery Whitis; three sisters, Alene Courtney, Pat Courtney and Betty Williams; and his parents, Herman and Murrell Brown Whitis.

Funeral services for Mr. Truman G. Whitis will be 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY. Rev. Barry Summerville and Rev. Robert Davis will officiate. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Garden.

Pallbearers will be Terry Whitis, Mike Whitis, Mark Whitis, Greg Whitis, Scott Williams, Kevin Alton and Steve Courtney.

Visitation will be 5 - 8 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or Lourdes Hospice Foundation Fund, P.O. Box 7100, Paducah, KY 42002-9961.

Service Details

Saturday, May 26th, 2018 11:00am, Byrns Funeral Home

Interment Details

Woodlawn Memorial Gardens

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