2010-12-01 / Obituaries


Mr. Sidney Whitaker, age 91, of Colquitt died Thursday, November 25, 2010, at Miller County Hospital.

Graveside services were held Saturday, November 27, at 11:00 a.m. at Gordon Cemetery with Rev. Rollin Rathel officiating.

Mr. Sidney was a retired farmer and was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Bessie Whitaker of Colquitt; six sons, Donald (Barbara) Whitaker, Albany, Tim (Suzanne) Mears, Leesburg, Don Mears, Colquitt, Ray (Juanita) Mears, Albany, Mickey (Gail) Mears, Savannah, Lloyd (Betty) Mears, Albany; one daughter, Josephine Allen, Colquitt; one brother, Dr A. J. Whitaker, Columbia, SC; 16 grandchildren, 19 great- grandchildren and seven greatgreat grandchildren.

Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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