Mrs. Jane H. Whitaker, 94, died February, 19, 2019, in Covington. She was a member of Covington First United Methodist Church and was a retired teacher with Covington High School. The widow of Carl A. Whitaker, she leaves her daughers Elizabeth Newman of Covington and Karen W. Harris of Memphis; her sons Richard H. ( Brenda M.) Whitaker of Selmer and Carl (Barbara G.) Whitaker, Jr. of Beaverdam, VA; grandchildren Michael R. Duncan, C. J. Whitaker, Thomas Whitaker, Joshua Sharp, Justin Newman, Sarah Newman, Christina Lewis, Brianna Cooper, Nicholas Whitaker, and Anthony Whitaker; eleven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Richard H. Hudson.
Services for Mrs. Whitaker will be 3 PM Sunday, March 24, with visitation beginning one hour prior, at Covington First United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in Gates Cemetery, Gates, TN. Rev. Dan Camp will officiate.