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Allen Criss Whitman May 27, 1949 - January 21, 2018

Mr. Allen Criss Whitman, 68, of Horn Lake, MS, passed away on January 21, 2018.  He was born May 27, 1949 in Bruce, MS to Eulice Elbert and Ruby Whitman. He was an over the road truck driver, who was able to visit most of the United States during his truck driving years. Mr. Whitman enjoyed playing different types of music during his young adulthood and enjoyed watching NASCAR races. He was a Mason of the York Rite Masonry as well as a member of the Wahabi Shriners and Coffeeville Masonic Lodge.

Mr. Whitman is survived by his wife, Diane Whitman; one son, Daniel Moore and his wife Michelle; one brother, Ronnie Whitman and his wife Beverly; three sister-in-laws, Deborah Williams, Shelia Nichols, and Teresa Penny; two granddaughters, Adelynn Moore and Lilly Moore. Mr. Whitman also leaves behind a host of loving nieces, nephews, and other family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eulice Elbert and Ruby Whitman; and sister, Rita Whitman.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations and memorials in honor of Mr. Allen Criss Whitman, be made to the American Diabetes Association (P.O. Box 15829; Arlington, VA 22215).

Services are going to be held Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Visitation begins at 10:00 A.M. and the funeral service following at 12:00 P.M. at Twin Oaks Funeral Home Chapel, 290 Goodman Rd. E., Southaven, MS, 38671. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. at Elam Baptist Church Cemetery, 8704 CR 82, Coffeeville, MS 38922. Arrangements made by Twin Oaks Funeral Home (662) 349-9720.


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    William Boyd Fisher says

    Rest In Peace. Sorry we lost contact

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    April Barton says

    Rest in peace sweet Allen. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

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    Jonnie Ryan says

    Oh my I’m so so sorry to here this You don’t know me but he was Uncle Allen to us girls for many many years I am Kay Whitman niece We sure did love Allen he was a wonderful man Always so good to us girls We send our deepest sympathy to you & the family Forever loved by the Ray girls

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    AM says

    My sincere condolences to your family. May you find comfort in the promise of Revelation 21:4 of a time when death will be no more and loved ones will be reunited.

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    Melissa Jo Chandler Smith says

    You are in our prayers at the loss of Criss. Will not make it to the funeral,but will see you at the cemetery. Love you.

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    Ryan England - Famiky & Office Staff says

    Our prayers are with the entire Whitman family as they celebrate the life of Mr Allen.

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