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Jimmy Whitwell

June 21, 1941 ~ January 24, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Jimmy Whitwell Obituary

Mr. James "Jimmy" Earl Whitwell, 82, of Lobelville, passed away Wednesday January 24, 2024 at Perry County Nursing Home. He was born in Linden to the late Earl James Whitwell and Sara Pauline Tucker Whitwell. He was retired from Bates, LLC, but had also worked at Consolidated Aluminum until its closing. Jimmy was a graduate of Linden High School Class of 1958. He enjoyed doing anything outside, especially mowing, in which he took great pride. He also enjoyed fishing, raising coon dogs, where he had a Grand Champion named Sadie and storytelling. Most of all he enjoyed being with his family.

In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his wife Paulette Horner Whitwell, granddaughter Monica Graves, sisters Nona Tucker and Nina Thompson and brothers Andy Whitwell and J.P. Shelton.

Survivors include his children Tena (Leroy) Shawl of Linden, Ricky (Michelle) Whitwell of Hohenwald, Robin (Randy) Hensley of Linden, Rhonda (Jeff) Graves of Linden, Todd (Tasha) Carey of Linden and Tammy Horner of Dickson, grandchildren Ryan Hensley, Ashley Dobbs, Anna Shawl, Raven McCaig, Hailey Toff, Robbie Graves, Jessica Graves, Shyan Carey, Bryston Graves and Jaden Carey, 16 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren, a sister Edith (Dave) Condit of Memphis and a host of other loving family members and many friends. 

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January 29, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

Funeral Service
January 30, 2024

2:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

January 30, 2024

3:00 PM
Dr. O.A. Kirk Memorial Cemetery
564 Old Highway 13 SOUTH
Linden, TN 37096


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