Tommy Gene “Tom” Whisenant, 55, of New Albany, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at his residence.
He was born on March 24, 1956 in Aurora, Ill. to Winfred Wray Whisenant and Velma Elizabeth Howell Whisenant. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church and had been a member of AA for 21 years, serving as a district officer. He was employed by Riverside Traffic as a payroll clerk and EEO official.
Services were at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 at Glenfield Funeral Home with Louie Williams officiating. Interment was at Glenfield Memorial Park. Glenfield Funeral Home of New Albany was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Marnelle Plunk Whisenant of New Albany; one son, William Raymond Franks of Smyrna, Ga.; two brothers, Ron Whisenant (Wendy) of Arley, Ala. and Wray Whisenant (Patty) of Yorkville, Ill.; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers inlcude Larry Koon, Richard Crisel, Charles Shettles, Brad Farr, Tim Elkins and Tony Harden.
Visitation was from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday.