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Lonnie Whitlow

August 17, 1952 ~ April 4, 2022 (age 69)

Obituary

Lonnie Jewel Whitlow, 69, of Adams, passed away on Monday April 4, 2022, at TriStar NorthCrest Medical Center. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday April 24th at 3:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Sunday April 24th from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Mr. Whitlow was born August 17, 1952, in Chattanooga to the late Alonzo and Myrtle Stultz Whitlow. He was a graduate of Jo Byrns High School Class of 1970, and went on to receive his Bachelor’s, Master’s, and EDS degrees from Austin Peay State University. Mr. Whitlow retired from the Robertson County Board of Education, having taught 23 years at Springfield High School and 7 years at Jo Byrns High School. He was a member of Red River Baptist Church in Adams and the Masonic Lodge 89 in Clarksville. Mr. Whitlow loved coin collecting, raising a vegetable garden, decorating his home for the different seasons of the year, and was always known for wearing his Hawaiian shirts. He owned and operated DJ Lonnie’s Mobile DJ service for over 30 years and was a devoted volunteer with the Tennessee Kid’s Nutrition Backpack Attack Program in Springfield and the Samaritan’s Purse Shoebox program each Christmas.

Mr. Whitlow is survived by his wife of 50 years: Diane Mantlo Whitlow of Adams, by his sisters-in-law and brother-in-law: Greta Stainback of Adams, Brenda Mantlo of Adams, Mike and Mary Alice Callis of Adams, by his dear friends: Kevin and Lisa Ragland of White House, by several nieces and nephews, and by his “kids”, his cats Midnight and Gray.

If so desired, memorial contributions made be made to the Tennessee Kid’s Nutrition Backpack Attack Program in Springfield or to Samaritan’s Purse. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
April 24, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Robertson County Funeral Home
2201 Memorial Blvd
Springfield, TN 37172

Celebration of Life
Sunday
April 24, 2022

3:00 PM
Robertson County Funeral Home
2201 Memorial Blvd
Springfield, TN 37172

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