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Obituary: Gregory Allen Whitson, 53

Gregory Allen Whitson, 53, 523 Fairview Road, Russell Springs, KY, passed away at his home Saturday, November 24, 2007, at his home, after an illness.

A memorial service will be held Monday, November 26, 2007, at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY.

He was born July 16, 1954, the son of Shirley Ray Whitson and Bessie Mae Nelson Caire of Columbia, KY.

Beside his mother, his is survived by the following:
  • Two sisters: Sandra Morgan and her husband William, and April Shepperd and her husband, Guy, Columbia, KY

  • One brother, Vincent Whitson and his wife Jamie, Winterhaven, FL

  • His maternal grandparents: Pallie Nelson and the late James Nelson, Columbia, KY

  • His fiancee: Betty Yvonne Robertson, Russell Springs, KY

  • Chosen son: Shawn Lee Robertson

  • Chosen granddaughter: Gracie Lynn Nicole Robertson

  • Special friends: Herl and Linda Robertson, and Danny and Delila Robertson

  • Several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends
Mr. Whitson was a welder.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the family fund. Donations may be left at the funeral home.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

Click here to view this obituary, give condolences, and sign the guestbook online at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary-Funeral Home website.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: Website URL: Friends you trust, caring for people you love.

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