He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Holly Grove Baptist Church. He was a United States Army Veteran having served from July 26, 1966 thru November 18, 1969, a member of the American Legion Rod Lowe Post #124, and the Disabled American Veterans.
Survived by a son and daughter-in-law: Shawn and Casey Schaeffer of Green County; a daughter and son-in-law: Katrina and Willie Rucker of Upton; three grandchildren; three brothers and two sisters-in-law: Morris and Nancy Whitlow, Jeff Whitlow, and Rodney and Karen Whitlow all of Green County; two sisters and brothers-in-law: Nancy and Eddie Sinclair, and Liz and Billy Parson all of Green County; a sister-in-law: Lula Mae Whitlow Alexander of Green County; a brother-in-law: Carlos Bloyd of Elizabethtown; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mr. Whitlow was also preceded in death by a daughter: Shannon Whitlow Klassen on December 23, 2012; a grandson: Blake Thomas Whitlow on September 17, 2001; two brothers: Billy Whitlow and Clyde Whitlow; three sisters: Brenda Beard Ford, Louise Bloyd, and Geneva Bale.
The funeral services for Mr. Thomas Dale Whitlow will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Holly Grove Cemetery. Bro. Leslie Jewell and Bro. Dan Perkins will be officiating.
Visitation is requested from 4 P.M. until 9 P.M., Cst., Tuesday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7 A.M., Wednesday until time of the funeral service.
The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Holly Grove Baptist Church, which can be made at the funeral home.
Shawn Schaeffer, Jeff Whitlow, Jerry Scott, Joseph Scott, Jerry Bale, Will Hodges, Jeremy Whitlow
Morris Whitlow, Junior Elkins, Carlos Bloyd