Ernest L. Whittington
Ernest Linwood Whittington, 76, of Strasburg, died Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007, at his home.|
Mr. Whittington was born Jan. 11, 1931, the son of James Lee and Jessie Irene Jenkins Whittington. He retired from Valley Milk Products after 16 years.
He was an Army veteran and a member of the American Legion and Moose Lodge.
He was married to Ida Belle Elbon.
Surviving are two daughters, Terry R. Ryman of Edinburg and Sherry A. Bracklin of Winchester; a brother, Howard Whittington of Fort Washington; a sister, Thelma Purham of Woodstock; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday in St. Stephen Cemetery, Strasburg, with the Rev. James Baseler officiating. Military honors will be accorded by Shenandoah American Legion Post 77.
Pallbearers will be Jerry Cook, Mark Carter, Wayne Meeks, Ricky Beeler, Jack Borrer, and David Orndorff.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Stover Funeral Home, Strasburg.
Memorials may be made to Middletown Fire & Rescue, P.O. Box 111, Middletown 22645; to Strasburg Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 620, Strasburg 22657; or to St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 15737 Back Road, Strasburg 22657.