The Newnan Times-Herald


John Harold Whitten

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Dec. 05, 2017 - 6:07 PM

John Harold Whitten, of Franklin, passed away at Grady Hospital on November 30, 2017.

He was born in LaGrange to the late Robert and Kareen Whitten on January 16, 1930.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Whitten is preceded in death by his sister, Ann Brown.  Mr. Whitten retired from Bonnell where he worked as a machine operator.  

Mr. John Harold Whitten is survived by his wife, Jannie Schloemer Whitten; his sons, Donald Whitten, Ronald Whitten and Eugene Whitten; his daughters, Lucy Whitten, Christy Lightcap and Regina Watson; his grandchildren, John Whitten, Timothy Kirkpatrick, Karen Gresham, Tiffany Lightcap, Michael Lightcap, Thomas Lightcap, Edwin Whitten, Mack Murphy, Eugene Murphy, Brandon Murphy and David Watson; his great-grandchildren, Ashley Whitten, Makenzie Whitten and others.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

A funeral service will be held at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 1 p.m.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 11:30 until service time. Pastor Terry Calhoun will officiate.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, 770-253-4723