Mrs. Lois Catholeen Whittaker, 79, of Bristol, FL, passed away early Sunday morning, January 24, 2010, at her home in Bristol.
Lois was born on October 22, 1930, in Waycross, GA, to Walter Scott Corbit and Emma Jean Corbit as one of five children. Lois married Herbert M. Whittaker on June 27, 1954. She was a homemaker and was preceded in death by her husband on August 24, 2004. He was the town barber. She loved to get her hair done once a week by Gail and go out to dinner with her daughter. Her daughter led her to Jesus on January 9, 2010.
Survivors include one daughter, Gloria Jean Gargiulo, of Bristol, FL; one son, James Morgan Whittaker, of Tallahassee, FL; and two grandsons, Casey John Gargiulo, of Atlanta, GA, and Michael John Gargiulo and wife, Tiffany, of Watsonville, CA.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 26, at 3:00 pm (EST) at Lake Mystic Baptist Church in Bristol with Reverend Shelly Chandler officiating. Interment followed in the Lake Mystic Cemetery in Bristol.
All arrangements were under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 850-674-2266).