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Franklin Fay Whitworth

November 11, 1931 ~ August 25, 2017 (age 85)

Franklin Fay Whitworth, 85, of Paw Paw, passed away August 25, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife, Geraldine (Ziegler), four children, Frank Whitworth of Michigan, Jeri Whitworth of Florida, Joseph Whitworth of North Carolina, and Steven Whitworth of Michigan, eight grandchildren, Tristine Carter, Taylor, Tanner, Tolin, Amanda, Allyson, Nikolas and Jacob Whitworth, along with many nieces and nephews. Frank was preceded in death by his brother, Gary Whitworth. Frank was born November 11, 1931 in Battle Creek to the late Leo and Helen (Collins) Whitworth. He served his country in the Navy during the Koran War and retired after 35 years of service with the ICG Company in Dowagiac. He was a lifelong member and past president of the Paw Paw Lions Club. Frank was an avid golfer and enjoyed time spent with his children and grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home, 502 West Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, where a Rosary service will begin at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will follow on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Paw Paw, with Fr. Alan Jorgensen officiating. Burial with military honors will conclude at St. Mary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Paw Paw Lions Club, St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to the charity of choice. 


Charitable donations may be made to:

Paw Paw Lions Club
P.O. Box 92, Paw Paw MI 49079
Tel: 1-269-657-3444

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/



 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
August 30, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Adams Funeral Home
502 West Michigan Avenue
Paw Paw, MI 49079

Recitation of the Rosary
Wednesday
August 30, 2017

7:30 PM
Adams Funeral Home
502 West Michigan Avenue
Paw Paw, MI 49079

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
August 31, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church
500 Paw Paw St.
Paw Paw, MI 49079


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