Originally created 04/25/06

Jane Whitten (HARLEM, Ga.)



HARLEM, Ga. - Mrs. Dafen Jane Whitten, 59, wife of Rev. Loy Whitten, entered into rest Sunday April 23, 2006, at the Medical College of Georgia. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, 2006, at the West Acres Baptist Church, Evans, Ga., with the Reverend Larry Harmon officiating. Mrs. Whitten, a native of Augusta, was a member of the Open Door Baptist Church and Ministries, Gibson, Georgia. Survivors include husband Reverend Loy Whitten; one son Robert Loy Whitten; one daughter Lisa Runette Jennings, Martinez; two sisters, Dianne Brandstadter, Raleigh, North Carolina and Joyce Richardson, Reform, Alabama; one brother Michael Puthoff, Harlem; and step mother Lois McGahee, Harlem. Pallbearers will be Phil McGahee, DeWayne McGahee, David Miles, Orby Lamb, Zand Murphy, Howard Kicklighter. If so desired, memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association, 17 Executive Park, Suite 115, Atlanta, GA 30329, or to the American Cancer Society, 2623 Washington Road, Augusta, GA 30904. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Starling Funeral Home, Hwy 78, Harlem, Ga. - Email condolence to the family at starling@familink.com Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-April 25, 2006