Funeral Services for Mr. Thomas E. Whisenant, age 75 of Summit, will be on Sunday, February 19th, 2017 at Holly Pond Funeral Home with Richard Saylor officiating. Interment following in Rock Springs Cemetery. Mr. Whisenant passed away on Friday, February 17th. He was born in Morgan Co. Alabama on June 2, 1941 to Clarence Earl and Erma Drinkard Whisenant. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. After his service to our great nation he earned his associate's degree and worked as a self employed welder. He is a member of The United Association of Pipe Fitters Union.
Mr. Whisenant is preceded in death by his parents and three, brothers, Billy Gene and 2 infants.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Elvye Gossett Whisenant; daughters, Mattie Denise (Jeffery) Dempster and Damita Ryan; grandchildren, Ashley (Josh) Sauders, Matalynn Dempster, Hannah Dempster, Sarai Dempster, and Katrina Ryan; expecting a great grandchild in October; and a sister-in-law, Gisele Whisenant.
Visitation will be from 1 until time of service Sunday. Mr.Whisenant’s nephews will serve as pallbearers, Steve Whisenant, Bruce Whisenant, Phillip Whisenant, Patrick Whisenant, Mike Meigs, Ken Meigs, and Jan Williams.
Holly Pond Funeral Home honored to serve the family.