Mrs. Nancy Jane Whitener Obituary

Daily Corinthian Newspaper, Corinth, Mississippi dated August 10, 1949
Graveside service was held at Henry cemetery this afternoon at 1 o'clock for Mrs. Nancy Jane Whitener, native of Middleton, Tennessee, who died Monday at the home of a daughter in Memphis following an illness of seven years. She was 82.
Burial was in Henry cemetery with National Funeral Home of Memphis in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Whitener had been a resident of Memphis for 27 years and resided with her daughter, Mrs. Russell A. Jones at the time of her death.
She was the widow of James Thomas Whitener, who was in the real estate and insurance business. In addition to Mrs. Russell Jones, she also leaves three other daughters, Mrs. Walter W. Jones and Mrs. Floyd Harvey of Memphis, and Mrs. George S. Sanders, Clarksdale, Mississippi; her son, Rev. W.L. Whitener, Tishomingo, Mississippi, her sister, Mrs. W.E. Graham, Greenville, Texas, and two brothers, Robert Luna, Perrin, Texas, and Lunceford Luna, Walnut, Mississippi, and 3 grandchildren, Mrs. Wayne Hunter, Macon, Mississippi, Mrs. VanNoy Haller, Montgomery, Alabama, and Mrs. Roy Rowe, Jackson, Tennessee.
Mrs. Whitener was born in Middleton, Tennessee, daughter of Jeremiah and Molly Yopp. She spent her early life in Tippah County, Mississippi. She was a member of Madison Heights Methodist Church.

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