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2010-09-09 / Obituaries


Lorenzo Whitley, 98, of Thomasville died Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born April 9, 1912 in Sweet Water.

He was a longtime member of the Thomasville United Methodist Church. He was a member of the American Legion Post 112. Mr. Whitley was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and received ETO Theater Ribbon with 4 bronze stars and a purple heart.

Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 3, 2010 at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. George Sedberry officiating. Interment was in Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucie Rancont Whitley.

He is survived by his cousin, India Spinks of Thomasville and nephew, James Whitley of Collinsville, Miss.

Memorials may be made to the Thomasville United Methodist Church.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directed.

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