Jul 13, 1945 - Nov 1, 2016
Willene Whittaker, born July 13, 1945, passed away on Nov. 1, 2016, at home under hospice care. She was a homemaker and a preacher's wife. She was of the non-denominational faith.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Rev. Robert R. Whittaker, as well as her parents, William Julius and Eva Thomason Elmore; sisters, Judy Hawn, Myrtle Houston, Helen Jerrell and Anna Ruth Hargis; and brothers, Albert Elmore and Allen Elmore.
She is survived by her daughters, Rose Key (Randall) of Cumberland Cove and Tresia Moon Spencer (James) of Mayland; sons, William Whittaker (Denice) of Sparta and Robert Joseph Whittaker of Cumberland Cove; grandsons, Seth Moon (Kayla) of Louisville, KY, Ethan Moon of Cookeville and Jody Moon of Byrdstown; granddaughters, Payton Moon and Mykayla Moon of Byrdstown; sisters, Mary Ann Godsey (Gerald) of Crossville and Vicki Walls of Crawford; brothers, Thomas Elmore (Percilla) of Hartsville, Virgil Elmore of Hartsville, Rick Elmore (Angela) of Chapel Hill, and Ralph Elmore (Lucy) of Eagleville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family received friends on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, and the funeral service will be Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at 1 p.m. Bobby Floyd and Richie Farley will officiate with burial in Mayland Cemetery following the service.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.