Loretta Whittle, 87, a resident of McKenzie, Ala., passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016. A celebration of life service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2016 from the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana, Ala., will be directing arrangements. Loretta was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Whittle, and son, Ronald Whittle. Survivors include daughters, Barbara Mitchell, Monroeville, Ala., and Brenda Lassiter, McKenzie, Ala.; sons, Kenny Whittle, McKenzie, Ala., and Timothy Whittle, Thomasville, Ala.; sister, Bessie Smith, Georgiana, Ala. Loretta also leaves behind 13 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. A gathering of family and friends was held Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Online condolences can be made at www.johnsongeorgiana.com.