Dorothy Turner Janet Whitaker

Published 11:31 am Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Dorothy Janet Turner Whitaker, 80, of Atmore, passed away Thursday Oct. 16, 2014, in Pensacola, Fla.

She was a homemaker, born in Luverne on Aug. 30, 1934, to the late Alvin C. and Mary Lou Stallings Turner. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Atmore.

She is preceded in death by her siblings, Betty Leverette, Bobby A. Turner and Ann Lawrence.

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Survivors are two sons, Brent Whitaker III of Biloxi, Miss. and Ken (Melanie) Whitaker of Acworth, Ga.; one daughter, Greer Hull of Decatur; four grandchildren, Whitney Brown, Leslie Whitaker Keith, Morgan Hull and Brian Whitaker; one great-grandchild, Brayden Hood; and father and grandfather of her children, H.B. Whitaker Jr. of Atmore.

Services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m. from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. William Leverette and the Rev. Debora Bishop officiating. Interment followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.

The family received friends Saturday, Oct. 18, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home from 2 p.m. until service time at 3 p.m.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.