9/8/15 —- Mary Ruth Whittaker

Mary Ruth Whittaker, age 90 of Tullahoma, Tennessee passed away, Friday, September 4, 2015 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 8 at 1 PM at the Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Pat Allison officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.

Visitation with the family will be Tuesday from 11 AM until the service time.

Mrs. Whittaker, a native of Cullman, AL was the daughter of the late Horace G. and Ethel Simms Tidwell.

She was a Cafeteria Manager. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Cedar Lane. She loved to cook and bake for people and many people remember her for all the wedding and birthday cakes she baked thru the years. She enjoyed flower 22gardening, reading and sewing. She also loved her family dearly and doted on her grandchildren.

In addition her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Omar Whittaker; two sons, Gerald David Whittaker and Kenneth Wayne Whittaker; two brothers, Glenn and Jimmy Tidwell and four sisters, Wynelle Middleton, Nancy Horton, Dorothy England and Patricia McGuire.

She is survived by four daughters, Cathy Whittaker of Tullahoma, Susan Whittaker Watson and her husband, George of Tullahoma, Lynn Whittaker Woosley and her husband, Tom of Powder Springs, GA and Kim Whittaker Cooper of Lynchburg; two sisters, Betty Giardini and her husband, Bill of Huntsville, AL and Helen Lowery of Lawrenceburg, TN; four grandchildren, Taylor Winton and her husband, Ryan, Hannah Woosley of Austin, TX, Rachel Woosley of Powder Springs, GA and George Whittaker Watson of Tullahoma and one great grandchild, Sydney Winton,