Elaine Chapman Whittaker

May 7, 1933 ~ September 2, 2018 (age 85)

Elaine Chapman Whittaker, age 85, of Powder Springs, GA passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018.

A native of Greenville, SC, Mrs. Whittaker moved to Powder Springs, GA 9 years ago to live with her daughter, Kathy. She worked for the Piedmont Shirt Company and was a member of Mauldin Wesleyan Church in South Carolina. She was an avid South Carolina Gamecock football fan and also enjoyed playing golf.

Mrs. Whittaker is survived by a daughter, Katherine A. Grothaus (David) of Powder Springs, GA; four grandchildren, Jennifer Tuttle (Eric), Matthew Whittaker (Beth), Justin Grothaus (fiancée, Jenna), and Cory Grothaus; and five great grandchildren, Cayden, Cambree, Chandler, Lucas, and Ella.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy N. Whittaker, and a son, Steven Whittaker.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Cannon Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 101 N. Main St., Greenville, SC 29601.

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown

Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Greenville
101 North Main Street, Greenville SC 29601
Tel: 1-864-232-7852

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