OBITUARY: Katherine Elizabeth ‘Katy’ Whiteaker


Katherine Elizabeth ‘Katy’ Whiteaker, age 69, of Lebanon, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

Katy was born in Lebanon, TN and was the daughter of the late, Horace Garret and Lucille Eakes Garrett.

She was a member of Mt. Juliet Church of Christ and was retired from the Wilson County School System.

Katy was also preceded in death by her twin granddaughters, Mercy Ruth and Grace Lucille Whiteaker.

She is survived by:
Husband of 49 years – James Whiteaker
Sons – Berek (Kayla) Whiteaker and Jason (Casey) Whiteaker
Sisters – Teresa Richardson, Waldean (Steve) Richardson and Tawanda (Ronnie) Travis
Grandchildren – Gavin Whiteaker, Dylan Whiteaker, Corgan Whiteaker, Hendrix Whiteaker and Jaxon Whiteaker
Several nieces and nephews

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, September 18, 2022 at Mt. Juliet Church of Christ, 1940 N. Mt. Juliet Rd., Mt. Juliet, TN with Bro. Craig Evans officiating.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to the 1st John Fund at Mt. Juliet Church of Christ.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday at Bond Memorial Chapel and 30 minutes prior to service time Sunday at the church.

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615) 773-2663.


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