8/30/12 — Bertie Steele Whitmire

Bertie Steele Whitmire, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at Life Care Center of Tullahoma at the age of 92.

Mrs. Whitmire was born in Jackson County, Alabama to the late John Roy and Ethel Steele.

During her life, she worked as a cook for the Tullahoma City School System, cooking at both Robert E. Lee Elementary School and West Middle School. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Tullahoma, where she also used to cook for fellowship and was a member of the Kinozelian Sunday School Class.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, George L. Whitmire; and three brothers, Ray, Roy Lee and Curtis Steele.

Mrs. Whitmire is survived by two daughters, Judy Darden and her husband Ron, Clara Sanders and her husband Miles all of Tullahoma; two sons, George Richard Whitmire and George Timothy Whitmire both of Tullahoma; five grandchildren, Betsy Lynch, Joe Pless, Brad Whitmire, Zack Hodges and Whitney Whitmire; and ten great-grandchildren, Parris, Whit, MiKaley, Grant, Cameryn, Avery, Emily, Gracie, Alie and Dillon.

Visitation for Mrs. Whitmire will be held on Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 5:00-8:00pm.

Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 11:00am in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Don Owens and Bro. Eddie Blazer officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.