Jimmy David McWhorter

Jimmy David McWhorter, 70, of Star City passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at his home in Star City.  He was born on December 3, 1946 to the late Howard Fred McWhorter and Lula Virginia Burns McWhorter.
He was a retired supervisor for Anthony Timberlands and a member of Yorktown Freewill Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by a brother, Donald Fred McWhorter and a daughter, Teresa Renee McWhorter.
Jimmy went to work straight out of high school drilling water wells with his father. He then moved on to work at Wilson Lumber Company in Monticello as a sawyer. From there, he worked at Ray White Lumber Co. in Sparkman as a foreman.  He then went to work at Anthony Timberlands in Bernie as a supervisor where he retired. His true love was hunting, fishing and spending time working on the farm and looking at the cows.
He is survived by his wife, Markaleta Marie Knobloch McWhorter; his daughters, Cindy Marie (Billy) Launius of Sparkman and Barbara Ann (Bill) Holstead of Star City; his son, Mark David McWhorter of Star City; grandchildren, Ashley (David) Nowlin of Sparkman, Cecilia (Michael) Berry of Sparkman and Beau Henry of Sparkman, Verna (Jason) Harris and Gary (Becky) Hosted all of Star City, Patrick (Sharon) Hosted of Benton; great-grandchildren, Caleb and Cole Nowlin, Kesley and Chloe Berry, Kinsley Henry, Traylor Trantham, Bradley (Stephanie) Trantham, Leigha and Misty Frey and Jackson Holsted; great-great-grandchildren, Chase and Adrain Trantham, Kaiegha and Baieghi Cook.
Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Monday, November 20, at First Baptist Yorktown with Rev. Robert Green and Rev. Jacob Ricker officiating.  Burial followed at Oak Grove Cemetery in Yorktown.  Arrangements by Stephenson-Dearman Funeral home.  Online guestbook: www.stephensondearman.com.

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