- [S23] Atchley Funeral Home, (http://www.atchleyfuneralhome.com/), 18 Mar 2016.
October 30, 1938 - March 18, 2016
Resided in Sevierville, TN
Carlena Mae Whitted, age 77 of Sevierville, went to be with the Lord and her loved ones while surrounded by her family on Friday, March 18, 2016.
She was a member of Laurel Branch Baptist Church. Carlena was a special part of the Parton Family gospel singing group and was a loving, most dedicated wife of 57 years to Brother Ben Whitted, a mother, nana, and a great grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Orville and Bessie Parton; son, Dennis Max Whitted; brother, Jackie D. Parton; and niece, Lisa Parton Stubbs.
Husband: Brother Ben Whitted;
Son and Daughter-in-law: Wendell and Debbie Whitted;
Daughters and Son-in-law: Rose and Rodney Manning, Teresa and Jackie Blalock;
Grandchildren: Lindsey Hurst and husband Jesse, Bentley Manning and girlfriend Holli, Chelsea-Mae Costner and fiancÚ Jonathan, Marlea Costner and fiancÚ Cody, Kelly Lusby and husband James;
Great Grandchildren: Waylon Green, Everett Lusby and great grandchild on the way,
Brothers: Stanley Parton and wife Kaye, Jerry Parton and wife Faye;
Sisters: Maxine Williams and husband Willie, Rosie Sutton and husband Sam;
Sister-in-law: Georgia Parton;
Special Aunt: Vernice Branch;
Several cousins and many precious brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews and church families;
And her special pet: Roxy.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice (Abby) and her namesake Samantha Carlene McGill with LeConte Medical Center and Dr. Cole and his professional staff.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Carlena Mae Whitted to Howards View Cemetery Fund, c/o Ronnie Rhea, or to American Cancer Society 871 N. Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909.
Funeral service 7 PM Monday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Sam Justus and Rev. Dave Burnette officiating. Family and friends will leave Atchley Funeral Home 10:30 AM Tuesday in procession to Howards View Cemetery for interment. The family will receive friends 4-6:45 PM Monday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. Online condolences may be made at www.atchleyfuneralhome.com