Lowayne Peek Whittle, of the Manchester Community of Red River County, passed away, Wednesday, December 23, 2020. Mrs. Whittle was born, May 1, 1945, in Killeen to Wayne and Cecil Coats Peek. She married M.D. Whittle on January 12, 1980 and he preceded her in death on March 18, 2020. A sister; Diantha Peek also preceded her in death. Lowayne worked in the business office at the Live Oaks Nursing Home in Clarksville and later retired with over 35 years at the Red River County Clerk’s office. She also was the Secretary-Treasure for the Manchester Cemetery Association and a longtime member of the Leesville Baptist Church. Lowayne loved her family and enjoyed spending time with M.D. on the Whittle Farm in Manchester.
Survivors include her son, Shawn Bishop and wife, Stephanie of Paris; 2 step sons, Tony Whittle and wife, Lori of Manchester and Clint Whittle and wife, Sara of Manchester; step daughter, Johnna McNeal and husband, James of Paris; grandchildren, Savanah Heady and husband, Matthew of Paris, Scott Bishop of Paris, Ryan Whittle and wife, Brittney of Austin, Hayden Whittle and fiancé Taylor McIntosh of Hillsboro, Marissa Whittle of Paris, Jose Whittle and wife, Liz of Dallas, Daniel Whittle of Paris, Neicy Thompson and husband, Travis of Paris, J.D. McNeal and wife Carolina of Paris, Natalie McNeal of Paris and Drew McNeal of Paris; 2 great grandchildren, Corbin and Greyson.
Graveside services are set for 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2020, at Manchester Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy Ellis officiating.
Burial will follow under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Savanah Heady, Scott Bishop, Ryan Whittle, Hayden Whittle, Marissa Whittle, Jose Whittle, Daniel Whittle, Neicy Thompson J.D. McNeal, Natalie McNeal and Drew McNeal.
Covid-19 regulations apply and due to Covid-19, anyone wishing to attend the service and stay in their vehicle may do so by tuning in on FM station 88.7. The station only will be available on the premises of the Manchester Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in Lowayne’s name to the Manchester Cemetery Association, C/O Lori Whittle, 93 CR 2340, Bagwell, Texas 75412.
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