Posted: Tuesday, February 1, 2011 4:48 pm
The Messenger, February 1, 2011
Aron Whitworth, 77, of Kenton died Jan. 31, 2011, at Van Ayer Manor Nursing Home in Martin.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Leitherland Funeral Home in Kenton, with burial following in Rutherford City Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today.
The Rev. James Barber will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Charles Halliburton.
He was born Nov. 8, 1933, son of the late Cloys Russell and Ella Faye (Eddlemon) Whitworth. He was the widower of Doris Jean Whitworth and was a service station owner and a member of Macedonia Baptist Church near Kenton.
Survivors include his stepson, Steve Ellis of Rutherford; two brothers, Donald Whitworth of Gleason and Gerald “Cotton” Whitworth of Kenton; three sisters, Mildred Garner of Florida, Margaret Lovell of Milan and Pat Garner of Kenton; three grandchildren, Angie Choate, Stacy Ellis and Jason Ellis; and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his stepson, James Ellis; and two brothers, Harold Whitworth and Ray Whitworth.