Alice Whittington

Obituary of Alice Blythe Whittington

Alice Blythe Whittington 14 Sept 1944 – 21 October 2021 Alice Blythe Whittington passed away suddenly on October 21st. She was born in Jackson Mississippi on September 14th, 1944. Her parents were Richard Jones "Dick" Whittington and Alice Blythe Whittington of Tunica Mississippi. Her Grandparents were Alice and WW "Will" Blythe of Lake Cormorant MS. She attended Tunica Elementary and Tunica County High School, graduating in 1962. She then attended Gulf Park College and the "W," Mississippi State College for Women, and graduated with a degree in education. She became an elementary school teacher with a career spanning 40 plus years. She concentrated on teaching "special children" and taught over 30 years at Woolmarket School near Gulfport where she resided. She continued to maintain close contact through the years with several students and fellow teachers. After retiring she returned to Tunica following Hurricane Katrina and did volunteer work with the elderly and at the Tunica Animal Shelter. She loved animals, her "children," and always had one or two puppies at home. She also loved to play Mahjong. She was a longtime member of the Tunica Methodist Church and a Bell Ringer at the church for a number of years. More recently she also attended services in the Tunica First Baptist Church. Blythe was well known in the community and will be sincerely missed by her family and her many friends. She is survived by her brother and his wife, William and Andrea Whittington of Annapolis MD, her nieces Kimberly and Leine, her nephews Curt and Chris and her grandnephew, Kane of Virginia Graveside services will be held at Oakwood Cemetery, Tunica MS on Friday, Oct 29, 2021 at 1 PM.
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Graveside Service

1:00 pm
Friday, October 29, 2021
Oakwood Cemetery
Fox Island Road
Tunica, Mississippi, United States

Final Resting Place

Oakwood Cemetery
Fox Island Rd
Tunica, Mississippi, United States
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