Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 11, 2014

Clarence Lee Whitlow

BLUEFIELD, Va. — Clarence Lee Whitlow, 74, of 176 Magnolia Lane, Bluefield, Virginia, passed away Sunday, February 09, 2014 in Winston Salem, North Carolina.

Born in Bluefield, West Virginia he was the son of the late Homer Clarence Whitlow and Nellie Juanita Harman Whitlow. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was employed as a mechanic. Clarence was also a member of the Memorial Baptist Church in Bluefield, Virginia and a member of the Ol' Geezers Singing Group.  

Survivors include his wife, Gail Whitlow of the home; two sons, Kenneth Whitlow and wife Kathy of Sterling, Virginia and Lee Whitlow of Ocean Pines, Maryland; two daughters, Lynn Crouch and husband Charles of Westminster, Maryland and Sheila Edwards of Pocahontas, Virginia; one brother, Eddie Harman of Bluefield, Virginia and one sister, Rita Hutchens of Falls Mills, Virginia; ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Memorial Baptist Church in Bluefield, Virginia with the Rev. William Davis and Lacy Brooks officiating. Clarence will be cremated according to his wishes.

The Rodriguez Funeral Home in Bluefield, Virginia is serving the Whitlow family.

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