Tommie Toone Whitt

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Tommie Toone Whitt, 86 of Northport, Alabama, formerly of Ardmore, Alabama, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, at DCH Regional Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Born Tuesday, Sept. 10, 1929 in Ardmore, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Toone and the late Lou Malone Toone.

Tommie married Harold on May 29, 1948, following their graduation from Ardmore High School. They were members of Piney Grove Baptist Church for many years. They moved to Northport in 2007 to be close to their daughters. They were members of Carrolls Creek Baptist Church.

Tommie was an excellent bookkeeper for First Baptist Church in Winchester, Tennessee, as former clerk for Ardmore for 14 years, and their personal store, Whitt's Appliance. She enjoyed laughing and wanted others to laugh. She enjoyed reading the newspaper comics every day.

She loved her family very much and sacrificed for them. She loved her husband of 67 years, Harold, her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and prayed for them daily. She will be greatly missed by everyone who loved her. She loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and servied Him faithfully in every church she and Harold were members.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Daris (Buddy) Toone; son Gary Lloyd Whitt; sisters Elease Luna, Aldena Faulkenberry, Martha Hemphill, Beatrice Eckstein, Mary Virgie Watkins, and Alma Lou Smith; and a grandson, Andy Frey.

Survivors include her husband: Harold Whitt of Northport; daughters Gayle Frey of Tuscaloosa and Gloria Roggli (Alan) of Northport; five grandchildren, Gloria (Derren) Burrell, Tara (Chris) Sullivan, Emily (Eric) Michels and Jared Roggli; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Roggli, Bro. Lynn Marshall, and Dr. Ray Stonecypher officiating. Burial will be in Gatlin Cemetery in Ardmore. The family will received friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home.

In Lieu of flowers, the family requests Bible donations through Gideons International P.O. Box 77, Northport, 35476. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.ardmorechapel.com