The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


July 13, 2013

Joni Whitworth

The graveside service for Joni Ann Whitworth, 58, of Huntsville will be at 3 p.m.Sunday, July 14, at Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation is from 1-2:45 p.m. Sunday at Spry Funeral Home.

Mrs. Whitworth died Thursday, July 11, 2013, at home.

Joni Whitworth was born July 9, 1955, in Fort Worth, Texas. She was an employee of Wyle Corp. She was a member of Friendship Church of Christ and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

Survivors include sons, Stephen Heath McMeans of Lewiston, Idaho, and John Steven Whitworth and wife Brittany of Huntsville; daughter, Jeni Alyce McMeans Boykin and husband Joel of Helena; sisters, Jeni Burnham Moreno of Madison and Judi Ezell of Florence; grandchildren, Bentley Whitworth and Ava Whitworth.

Pallbearers are Heath McMeans, John Whitworth, Steve Cook, Joel Boykin, Charlie Cargile and Bentley Whitworth.

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