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Patricia "Patti" Whittenburg

June 12, 1957 February 13, 2019
Patricia "Patti" Whittenburg
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Obituary for Patricia "Patti" Whittenburg

Patricia “Patti” Whittenburg, 61, of Oak Ridge went to be with the Lord on February 13, 2019.

She was born in Oak Ridge on June 12, 1957 to parents Lee Roy Whittenburg and Helen Baker Whittenburg.

Patti graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 1975, attended Roane Sate Community College from 1977 to 1979 and the University of TN where she was a member of Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society for her 4.0 grade average from 1979 to 1980. She also took a six month course with Training and Technology with the Dept. of Energy/ Union Carbide where she learned the basic skills of metallography, the principles of x-ray, ultrasound, liquid penetrant, and visual inspection technique.

Her work history included:
Bellefonte Nuclear Plant working as a welding inspector and with quality control; Anderson County News, where she worked in the returns department as a computer operator; Michigan Bulb Co., where she worked in the mail department ; Ramfab Pet Supply, inside sell representative; State of Tennessee, Department of Agriculture/Division of Forestry; Emory Valley Center in Oak Ridge, Direct Support Personnel.

She loved God and attended several of the local churches, eager to learn about different religions.

Patti loved her animals, rescuing many. Oak Ridgers knew Patti from her frequent walks with her dogs. Swimming and gardening were of much interest to her, she was an avid UT football fan, and frequently enjoyed exercising at E. TN Spine and Sport.

Patti was preceded in death by her parents, Lee Roy and Helen Whittenburg.

Survivors include:
Sisters, Pamela Whittenburg Stanner (Barry) of Lenoir City and Paula Whittenburg Morton (Mike) of Oak Ridge; Niece, Jessica Martin (Michael) and their children Lylah and Benjamin Martin; Nephew, Samuel Morton; Niece, Megan Morton.

The family will receive friends at Weatherford Mortuary on Monday, February 18th from 6 PM until 7 PM with the funeral service to follow at 7 PM, Rick Phipps will be officiating.

The graveside service will be held at Oak Ridge Memorial Park on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 10 AM in the Garden of Devotion.


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Visitation

Monday

18

Feb

6:00 PM 2/18/2019 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/18/2019 7:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Funeral

Monday

18

Feb

7:00 PM 2/18/2019 7:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Graveside Service

Tuesday

19

Feb

10:00 AM 2/19/2019 10:00:00 AM
Oak Ridge Memorial Park

1501 Bethel Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Meet at the Cemetery Garden of Devotion

Oak Ridge Memorial Park
1501 Bethel Valley Road Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States
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