Macon County Chronicle

John David Whitson, 61

John David Whitson, age 61, of Portland, passed away March 5, 2009 at his residence. He is preceded in death by his father, John Edward Whitson; sister, Barbara Eden; grandson, John Wesley Hunter Riddle. He is survived by his wife, Mary Whitson of Portland; daughter, Tonya Stover of Lafayette; son, Michael Whitson of Portland; mother, Pearl Evelyn Whitson of Rockbridge; brother, Ricky Whitson of Castallion Springs; 4 sisters, Mary Gammons of Portland, Gloria Link of Rockbridge, Dale Whitson of Rockbridge, Linda Whitson of Westmoreland;; 2 stepdaughters, Yolanda Nelson of Old Hickory, Angela Haskins of Rocky Mound; stepson, Louis Loza of Mt. Juliet; 8 grandchildren. Funeral services were Sat., March 7, 2009 at Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home with David Hartman officiating. Pallbearers will be Larry Stover, Robert Nelson, Chris Whitson, Randy Johnson, Jerome Huoge, Luis Loza, and Michael Brownlee.