COLQUITT -- Mr. Buren Whitaker, 76, of Colquitt died Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at Willson Hospice House in Albany, GA. Funeral services will be Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Kent Barwick, Jason McLeod, Ben McLeod, and Rev. Debbie Cone officiating. Interment will follow at Gordon Cemetery with Arnold Whitaker, Herman Pickle, Steve Holt, Hubert Stafford, Randy Adams, and Ronnie Everson serving as active pall bearers. Honorary pall bearers will be the Miller County High School Class of 1953. Visitation will be Friday, January 13, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Colquitt Funeral Home.
Mr. Buren was a member of Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church and retired from Georgia Pacific.
He is survived by his wife, Margie Whitaker of Colquitt, GA; two daughters, Wendy (Andy) McLeod of Albany, GA, and Terri Whitaker of Edison, GA; four stepsons, Craig Donley of Colquitt, GA, Chris Donley of Colquitt, GA, Timmy Donley of Colquitt, GA, and J.R. Donley of Vada, GA; one stepdaughter, Cindy McLendon of Colquitt, GA; four grandchildren, Jason (Meagan) McLeod of Albany, GA, Ben McLeod of Mobile, AL, Emilee McLeod of Albany, GA, and Matt Chase of Colquitt, GA; two brothers, Ronald (Beverly) Whitaker of Colquitt, GA, Larry (Virginia) Whitaker of Colquitt, GA; and one sister, Inelle Williams of Colquitt, GA.
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