Kenneth E. Whitfield


Kenneth E. Whitfield, 85, of Knightstown, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at his residence. He was born March 12, 1928, in Carthage, the son of Henry and Essie (Cravens) Whitfield.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 61 years, Loretta Whitfield of Knightstown whom he married March 20, 1952; three children, Susanne Rains of Knightstown, Kevin Whitfield of Knoxville, Tenn., and Tammy Nelson of Knightstown; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Leon Whitfield of Carthage.

In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by a sister, Beatrice Stacy Bannister; two brothers, Charles and James Whitfield.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel with Reverend Jim Downey officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cove Cemetery. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Sunday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 50 E 91st St. Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209.

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