Welcome to our new web site!

To give our readers a chance to experience all that our new website has to offer, we have made all content freely avaiable, through October 1, 2018.

During this time, print and digital subscribers will not need to log in to view our stories or e-editions.


1920 — 2020


McKENZIE — Lt. Colonel (ret) USAF William Edward Whitfill, 99, died Thursday, August 6, 2020 at his residence at Lakeside Retirement Center in McKenzie. Mr. Whitfill a retired farmer for many years in Texas and retired from the US Air Force with rank of Lieutenant Colonel. During WW II he was a pilot in the US Army Air Corps. He was born on October 16, 1920 in Lockney, Texas to Edward William and Eva Pearl Weathers Whitfill. While living in McKenzie he attended the First Baptist Church in McKenzie.
Survivors include three daughters, Jill Whitfill of McKenzie, Judy FitzGerald and Jane Nagy, both of Texas, two sons Jim Whitfill of New Mexico and Joe Whitfill of Texas.
There will be a memorial service at Lakeside Retirement Center and in Texas, both at a later date.
Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For more information please call (731) 352-4848 or visit www.brummittmckenziefuneralhome.com.


No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment