Whitson obit

Jerry L. Whitson, age 71, passed from this life Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Flowers Hospital.

He was born in Knoxville, TN, on February 8, 1945 to Charles Fanning and Lois Irene “Reynolds” Whitson. Jerry worked as a Greyhound bus driver for 33 years, and was in the United States Air Force. He loved to do canvas paintings and to golf.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Genell Whitson; one son, Lance Whitson; two daughters: Lillian Annette Whitson and Renee Whitson Gonzalez.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 5, at Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Cottondale.

Family and friends may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net.