Rita Mae Whitlock of Campbellsville, daughter of the late James Elliott and Nellie Jane Wright Warner, was born on Sunday, April 27, 1930 in Marion County, Kentucky and departed this life on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the University of Louisville Hospital. She was 87 years, 9 months and 29 days of age.
Besides being a homemaker, she enjoyed raising a garden, spending time reminiscing with and about her family and loved her dog Gizmo. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of Zion Separate Baptist Church.
Besides her parents, Rita was predeceased by her husband, Arvin Ray Whitlock, an infant daughter, Diane Whitlock, daughter, Mary Alma Lamkin and a son Mark Whitlock as well as two brothers and two sisters, James Warner, Nora Warner, Steve Warner and Lavita Harris.
As the mother of twelve she is survived by 7 sons and 2 daughters, Bill Whitlock and wife Sharon of Campbellsville, Clellan Whitlock and wife Elizabeth of Lebanon, Ronnie Whitlock and wife Jeannie of Fairfield, Mazie Bagby and husband Kenneth of Campbellsville, Paul Whitlock and wife Ila Jean of Campbellsville, Tommy Whitlock of Campbellsville, Mary Redmon Lampkin and husband Charles of Bloomfield, Leo Whitlock of Campbellsville, Jerry Whitlock and wife Chicquita of Campbellsville and Son-in-law Willam Lamkin, Sr. of Bloomfield. Also surviving are 27 Grandchildren, David Whitlock, Trena Whitlock, Tony Whitlock, Pamela Thomas, Suann Whitlock, Rebecca Cash, Tracy Whitlock, Charles Whitlock, Shannon Yates, Brian Whitlock, Patrick Whitlock, Timothy Whitlock, Wendy Smith, Charles Lampkin, Jr., Jason Lampkin, Brandon Lampkin, Ronnie Whitlock, Jr., LaDonna Barrick, Angela Ball, Kimberly Theis, Willie Lamkin, Jr., Morgan Diane Lamkin, Kasey Clark, Jarrett Whitlock, Isiah Lowe, Levi Whitlock and Gracie Ann Lowe, 38 Great-Grandchildren, Ashley Blakey, Steven Whitlock, Kayla Horton, Austin Horton, Alora Whitlock, Joseph Thomas, Gage Grisham, Castin Grisham, Autumn Beckley, Kamber Beckley, Madison Whitlock, Tyler Smith, Caleb Whitlock, Briar Rose Whitlock, Legiah Lanham, Shelby Whitlock, Clayton Whitlock, Chloe Whitlock, Jaylen Wheatley, Violette Whitlock, Ethan Smith, Addison Smith, Cassie Lampkin, Alexis Lampkin, Austin Barrick, Ryan Barrick, Clarissa Barrick, Shelby Whitlock, Gus Whitlock, James Ball, Makensie Ball, Taylor Theis, Katelyn Hess, Madison Lamkin, Lucas Lamkin, Bailee Clark, Samuel “Lane” Clark, and Kirk Wallace “Wally” Curry, as well as 2 Great-Great Grandchildren, Maci and Ian Barrick and 9 Step Grandchildren.
The funeral service for Rita Mae Whitlock will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Washington Cemetery.
The family request visitation between the hours of 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Lyon-DeWitt-Berry Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy are requested to be made to Breast Cancer Research and may be made at the funeral home.