Bettye Chapman Whitten

Bettye Chapman Whitten

SYLVESTER - Mrs. Bettye Chapman Whitten, 74, of Sumner died Tuesday December 17, 2013 at Covenant Hospice in Pensacola, Fl.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday December 21, 2013 at Banks Funeral Chapel with interment to follow in the Sumner Cemetery. The Rev. Wallace Willis will officiate.

Mrs. Whitten was born on December 10, 1939 in Sumner, to the late William Henry and Mary Grace Lipsey Chapman. She had lived in Worth County all her life and was a retired registered nurse from Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Whitten graduated from Albany Junior College with a BS in nursing. She was a member of the Ephesus Primitive Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Tammy Workman and her husband Johnny of Gulf Breeze, Fl; son, Kebo Whitten and his wife Michelle of Atlanta; sister, Linda Vineyard (Albert) of Leesburg; grandchildren, Tammy Wiley, Alex and Mallory Whitten; step-grandchildren, Johnny Workman, Jr., Patty McGill and a great grandchild, Christian Beck.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Whitten was preceded in death by her husband Bobby Whitten on March 28, 1987.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Banks Funeral Home.

Please sign our online registry at www.banksfh.com.

Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.

Banks Funeral Home

Sylvester 229/776-2055