LTC William E. Whitworth

LTC William E. Whitworth, U.S. Army, Retired, 84, of Jefferson City, TN, passed away on September 16, 2022. He was the son of MalChiga and Robbie Whitworth of Nashville. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sandra Whitworth; son, Bill (Amie) Whitworth, of Morristown; daughter, Kari (Scott) Whaley, of Knoxville; daughter, Amy Whitworth, of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Zachary Whitworth, Aubrey Whitworth, Franklyn Whaley, Harris Whaley, Katie Whaley, Sophia Whaley, Graham Whaley; brother, Robert (Linda) Whitworth of Nashville.

Colonel Whitworth was born August 27, 1938, in Davidson County, Tennessee. He graduated from Donelson High School and attended George Peabody College, finishing his undergraduate studies at MTSU with a BS (Honors) in History and Earth Science. He then earned his MS (Honors) in Vocational Counseling at Troy State University. Fitting with his lifelong love of learning, he completed graduate work in Cartography at George Mason University, Education at University of Tennessee, and Doctoral studies in Administration of Higher Education at ETSU.

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