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Janice Cotton Whitten

August 24, 1936 — April 11, 2024

Funeral Services for Mrs. Janice Cotton Whitten, age 87 of Moody, will be held on Monday, April 15, 2024 at 10:00 A.M. at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Ryan Whitley officiating. Burial will follow at the adjoining gardens.

Mrs. Whitten passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2024 at Fairhaven. Born in Enterprise, she graduated from Dothan High school in 1955. After graduation, she went to work at the telephone company as a switch board operator. Mrs. Whitten enjoyed gardening, sewing, making clothes and home décor, and cooking for her family, especially corn bread. She loved visiting the beach and collecting seashells. Mrs. Whitten was a lifetime member of First Baptist Centerpoint and wherever she was, she served as a church librarian.

She is survived by her daughters, Emily McDaniel (Randy) and Amy Trautwein (Rob) all of Trussville, four grandchildren, Sarah Moran, Chad Trautwein (Emma), Austin McDaniel (Baylie) and Chase Trautwein (Adelyn), five great-grandchildren, Hudson, Kate, Hayes, Whit and Houston, her brother, Andy Cotton, and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Benjamin H. Whitten, her parents, A.F. and Elderine Cotton and her brother, Wayne Cotton.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held on Monday, April 15, 2024 from 9:00 A.M. until service time at 10:00 A.M. at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in her memory https://act.alz.org/.

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Visitation

Monday, April 15, 2024

9:00 - 10:00 am

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

1591 Gadsden Highway, Birmingham, AL 35235

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Funeral Service

Monday, April 15, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

1591 Gadsden Highway, Birmingham, AL 35235

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