Felton E. Whitt
Felton E. Whitt
  • September 18, 1944 - August 7, 2017
  • Gadsden, Alabama

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Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m. Friday, August 11, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Felton E. Whitt, age 72, of Southside, who went to be with the Lord Monday, August 7, 2017. Bro. Lauil Thompson and Lennie Jo Carroll will officiate, with special music provided by Rev. Bill Drummons. Burial will be at Cave Springs Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.
Mr. Whitt was raised in Cave Springs and lived his adult life in Gadsden and Southside. He worked as a land surveyor most of his life and retired from the City of Gadsden as an engineering inspector. Mr. Whitt enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and camping.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ivan and Margie Whitt; and his special pet "Baby"
Mr. Whitt is survived by his caring wife of 29 years, Sara Whitt; daughters, Tina (Neal) Johnson and Deedra (Bryant) Clonts; step-children, Donna (Bill) Sandler and Michael (Cynthia) Burns; grandchildren, Hannah, Arin and Serenity Johnson and Zachary and Allie Clonts; great-grandchildren, Amelia and Abigail Johnson; sisters, Faye (Morris) Holliday, Carolyn (David) Preskitt, Marie Bankson, Martha (Mike) Davis, Barbara Talley, and Sherry (Allen) Woodall; and many nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to daughter, Deedra and sister, Sherry for making many trips with him to and from UAB; caregivers, Joylene, Nicole, Amanda, and Brenda; and Shepherd's Cove Hospice.
Pallbearers are Bryant Clonts, Zachary Clonts, Neal Johnson, Joel Smith, Donnie Minton, and Allen Woodall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church (3975 Highway 77, Southside, AL 35907).
The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Friday, prior to the service.
Online condolences may be made at www.collier-butler.com.