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The Rev. Thomas A. Whitworth, 75, of Junction City; died on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 at Life Touch Hospice’s John R. Williamson Hospice House.

Born on July 8, 1943 in Dallas, Texas; Tom was the son of Roy T. and Ophelia Roberts Whitworth. Tom was active in SAAC appearing in several productions and The Civitan Club. Tom served as pastor of The First Christian Church in El Dorado for several years.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents and a son Daniel W. Whitworth and a great grandson Daniel Isaac Whitworth.

Survivors are his wife of 17 years Dr. Rebecca A. Luper, children are Erin D. Whitworth of Bentonville, Sean M. Whitworth (April) of Junction City, Jessica A McCall of Little Rock, Wyatt Whitworth and Dakota Baker (Kelli) both of Hot Springs; along with seven grandchildren Michael Whitworth, Danelle Hill, Autumn Morgan, Lydia Whitworth, Bridget McCall, Lucas and Liam Baker and two great grandchildren Audrey and Mikaela Whitworth.

The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at Young’s Funeral Directors with services at 11 a.m., Wednesday, with the Rev. Bob Parks and the Rev. Bob Inmon officiating. Burial will follow at Colony Cemetery in Alba, Texas at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Memorials may be made to Life Touch Hospice, 2301 Champagnolle Rd., El Dorado, AR 71730 or to the Alzheimers Association, 210 N. Walton Ave, #25, Bentonville, AR 72712.

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