Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Penson Whittle, age 92, of Rome, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017, in a local health care facility.
Mrs. Whittle was born in Bartow County, GA on July 26, 1925, daughter of the late Warren David Penson and the late Mattie Glenn Hyde Penson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James W. Whittle, by 2 sisters, Dorothy Gresham and Sara Penson, and by 4 brothers, Boyd, J. W., Franklin, and Rev. Dewey Penson. Mrs. Whittle was a homemaker and was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church where she was active in the United Methodist Women, having served as President for a number of years.
Survivors include a sister, Martha Penson Dutton, Rome; many nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 20, 2017, at 1pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. James Hannah officiating. Interment will follow in Floyd Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Monday from 12 noon until the service hour.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers and are requested to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Monday at 12:30pm.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.