M.L. “Pete” Whitman

M.L. “Pete” Whitman, age 80, formerly of Mt. Hope, passed away Aug. 21 at Burns Nursing Home.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Mt. Hope Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Whitman and Emma Grissom Whitman, and sister, Sarah W. King.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 30 years, Deborah Whitman; sons, Steve Whitman and wife Sherry and Keith Whitman; and four grandchildren.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of North Alabama Hospice, Dr. Morrow and his staff, and the staff of Burns Nursing Home for all their love and care towards their father.