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Eddie Mae Whisenhunt

Born: Sat., Jun. 5, 1943
Died: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018

Interment following funeral service

Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
Location: Vaughn Cemetery

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
Location: New Beginning Apostolic Church

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Missionary Eddie Mae “Coota” Reed Whisenhunt was a pillar and a dedicated praying woman in the community of McIntosh, AL. She departed this life on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Missionary Whisenhunt was born June 5, 1943 to the union of the late Mother Claudia Mae Thomas Reed and Bro. T. C. Reed Sr.; she was seventy-five years of age. 

She was a faithful and dedicated member of New Beginning Apostolic Church, Highway 43, McIntosh, AL. There she served faithfully as a missionary/teacher and church mother. She was true to her calling in Christ Jesus. She was known as the praying woman that wore the hat everywhere she went.  

A graduate of McIntosh High School, she was honored as “Miss McIntosh High.” She also was a great runner and competed against the late Wilma Rudolph. She was the CEO, owner, and head cook of “Charlie’s Restaurant” in McIntosh, AL for nine years. 

Eddie was sixteen years old when she married the love of her life, Charlie Whisenhunt Jr. They were married on November 13, 1959 and shared fifty-nine blessed years. She died in his arms on November 22, 2018.  

Preceding her in death were her parents, T.C. Sr. and Claudia Mae Thomas Reed.

The love she had and her sweet memories will always be cherished by her devoted husband of fifty-nine years, Charlie L. Whisenhunt Jr. of McIntosh, AL; three sons, Charlie L, Whisenhunt, III of Atlanta, GA, Christopher (Jennifer) Whisenhunt and Carlos R. Whisenhunt, both of Birmingham, AL; three daughters, Karen W. (Marvin Sr.) Davidson of Sunflower, AL, Debra W. (Lionel Sr.) Thomas of Elkridge, MD, and Brenda W. Poole of McIntosh, AL; three brothers, Napoleon (Virginia Faye) Reed Sr., T. C. (Carrie) Reed Jr. and Cleon (Cecelia) Brown Sr., all of McIntosh, AL; five brothers-in-law, Charles Whisenhunt, Melvin Whisenhunt, Ransom Whisenhunt, Herman Whisenhunt and Jimmy Whisenhunt; seven sisters-in-law, Maggie Whisenhunt, Bessie Boaston, Bernice Whisenhunt, Joann Andrey, Mabel Whisenhunt, Shirley Adams and Jackie Whisenhunt; one uncle, Bro. J. C. (Irma) Reed Sr.; three aunts, Sis. Willie M. Adams, Sis. Ethel Thomas and Sis. Emma Hatchett; a total of fifteen grandchildren, one devoted, Angelica (Horace) Thomas Jr.; eight great-grandchildren; a devoted nephew, Dwight V. Reed; a host of other relatives and friends, one devoted, Sis. Darlene Reed; devoted caregiver, Sis. Barbara Fikes, Hometown Hospice and her entire church family of New Beginning Apostolic Church in McIntosh, AL. 


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Adrian R. Griffin
   Posted Sun November 25, 2018

Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
Love, Adrian

Marshall Davis,Sr.
   Posted Mon November 26, 2018
My deepest condolences to the family, my fraternity brothers , and friends, you all have our family's prays. God be with you through this is my pray love you'll !!!

Terry Levert Huff
   Posted Mon November 26, 2018
Our hearts are sad because of your loss, but love of friends allows us to share in it, may God bless and keep you is my prayer.

Elaine Jackson
   Posted Mon November 26, 2018
I’m very sorry for the loss of your mother.Heaven has gained another Angel,she’ll always be with you as your Guardian Angel leading and guiding you.
My dear family stay strong.Love You

Gerod Ferrell
   Posted Tue November 27, 2018
I am sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during these difficult times

Martha Roberts
   Posted Tue November 27, 2018
Sending our deepest condolences to Ms.Brenda Poole and Rachel Joseph. Praying our Father in Heaven send you and your family Peace during this time and wrap you on his loving arms. We love you. Martha A Roberts and Famiky.

Yvonne Amarteifio (Synera Dean)
   Posted Tue November 27, 2018
MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY and condolences to the Whisenhunt family.

Julian and Deborah Lowery
   Posted Wed November 28, 2018
Our prayers are with the Family at this time of bereavement. May God grant you peace and flood you with precious memories.

Michelle Olds
   Posted Thu November 29, 2018
My deepest condolences and prayers of strength to the family.Find comfort in each other and your memories.

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