Frank Whittington

Obituary of Frank Donald Whittington

Frank Donald Whittington Duncan, MS Frank Donald Whittington, 84, of Duncan, MS was born on January 31, 1937 and passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021. Visitation is Sunday, October 24, 2021 1:00-2:00 PM at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home. Service is Graveside at 2:00 PM at Memorial Gardens, Lyon, MS. Donald retired from Corbin and Russwin in Clarksdale, MS after 44 years. He was also a soybean farmer and custom harvester which he greatly enjoyed. In addition, he served his community as Chief of the Duncan Volunteer Fire Department for several years. Donald was an avid deer hunter and outdoorsman. He loved spending time with his family and friends on Desoto Lake boating and water skiing. He was very outgoing and enjoyed the fellowship of those around him. Donald was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Shirley Rocconi Whittington of Duncan, MS; his two daughters, Wendy Whittington Streiff (Mike) of Ocean Springs, MS; Rita Whittington McKown ( Rob) of Williamsburg, VA; granddaughters, Lindsay Streiff and Allison Streiff of Ocean Springs, MS; and his sister, Margaret Whittington Dacus of Natchitoches, LA; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of wonderful friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank Causey and Katherine Little Whittington; brothers James Calvin Whittington and Phillip Lloyd Whittington; and sisters, Odelle McGuire, Doris Cotton, Violet Curry, and Peggy Fioranelli. The family would like to thank the staff of the Pinnacle of Greenville, MS and Adoration Hospice for their support and care. The family requests any memorials to be sent to Alzheimer's Association at 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 400 McLean, VA 22102 or donor's choice.
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Sunday
24
October

Visitation at Funeral Home

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sunday, October 24, 2021
Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home
314 E 2nd St.
Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States
Sunday
24
October

Graveside Service

2:00 pm
Sunday, October 24, 2021
Memorial Gardens Cemetery
2735 Highway 6
Lyon, Mississippi, United States

Final Resting Place

Memorial Gardens
Hwy 6
Lyon, Mississippi, United States
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