Roy Glenn Whitfield

Nov 20 2007

89 year old Roy Glenn Whitfield of Rome, Tennessee died Monday at his residence. He was born in the Cario Bend Community of Wilson County, the son of the late Era Wilkerson and Willis Whitfield. Three brothers preceded him in death, Howard, Lester, and Frank Whitfield. Mr. Whitfield was a veteran of World War II. He worked in Tool and Die factories in Michigan, Texas, and Tennessee. A graveside service and burial will be in Smith County Memorial Gardens at Carthage on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. James Thomas Gibbs will officiate. Family and friends will assemble at the Carthage Chapel of Bass Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. and proceed in procession to the Memorial Gardens for the 11:00 a.m. service. He is survived by a brother, Cecil Whitfield of Hartsville, a sister, Carrie Mae Gray of Lebanon, and several nieces and nephews. Bass Funeral Home, Carthage Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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