Ms. Tanya Rene Whitfield, 23, of Altha, FL, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2016, in Panama City, FL.
Tanya was born on September 1, 1991, in Marianna, FL, to Shane and Betty (Randalph) Whitfield. She worked as a sales clerk. Tanya had lived in Altha all of her life. She was a member of Victory Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church in Altha. Tanya was a 2010 graduate of Blountstown High School.
She was preceded in death by her paternal great-grandparents, Carlos and Mary Whitfield, and her maternal grandparents, Betty and John Burns.
She is survived by her father, Shane Whitfield, of Altha; her mother, Annette Christmas, and fiancé, Glenn Lawhorn, of Defuniak Springs, FL; two daughters, Aleeyah Michelle Ammons and Layla Rene Jackson, both of Altha; three brothers, Tommy Whitfield, of Panama City, FL, Jimmy Crawford, of Chipley, FL, and Kadin Whitfield, of Altha; one sister, Shelbie Lynn Whitfield, of Bonifay, FL; and her paternal grandparents, James and Linda Whitfield, of Altha.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 25, at 10:00 AM (CDT) at Victory Hill Pentecostal Holiness Church in Altha, with Reverend Dwayne Tolbert officiating. Interment will follow at Victory Hill Cemetery in Altha. The family will receive friends on Friday, June 24, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM (CDT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).
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