Malvin Thomas Willhite, 83 of Morrison passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Willhite was born in Sparta to the late George Lee and Mary Kate Brown Willhite. He was a past Program Director for Middle Tennessee Council Boy Scouts of America and a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of Central Church of Christ.
Mr. Willhite was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Dewey Vaughn Willhite and William Eugene Willhite. He is survived by his wife, Frances Marie Willhite; daughter, Christy Willhite Bryan (David) of Manchester; son, Thomas Mark Willhite (Christy) of Palm Bay, FL; daughter, Lura Leigh Willhite of Ormond Beach, FL; son, Tommy Grant Willhite (Patti) of Nashville; granddaughters, Anna Marie Willhite of Nashville; Laura Nicole Willhite of Palm Bay, FL; grandson, Jeremy Lee Willhite of Palm Bay, FL; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm at Murfreesboro Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 11:00am at Murfreesboro Funeral Home with Bro. Ben Bailey officiating. Burial to follow at Fountain Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike Byrom, Eric Bass, Wayne Jernigan, Russell Parham, Raymond Holland, and James Barr. Honorary pallbearers are Harry Lee Taylor and Wayne Upton.
Memorials may be made to Middle Tennessee Council Boy Scouts of America, 3414 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215.
Those wishing may send condolences online at www.murfreesborofuneralhome.com. Murfreesboro Funeral Home, 145 Innsbrooke Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN. 615-896-2229.