Bill Allen Whitfield

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Bill Allen Whitfield, 79, of Scott, Arkansas passed away on May 17, 2019. He was born on February 25, 1940, in North Little Rock, Arkansas to Grady and Myrtle Whitfield. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Grady Whitfield Jr. He is survived by his wife of 59 years Norma Jean Dawson Whitfield, three sons Kenneth (Tanya) Whitfield of Little Rock, Donald (Tanya) Whitfield of Bryant, Billy (Stacy) Whitfield of Scott, and one daughter, Denise Mitchell of Austin, Arkansas. He is also survived by a brother Jack (Betty) Whitfield, three sisters, Frances Smith, Martha (L.H. Sonny) Mathews, Stella (Rick) Miranda, 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Pallbearers will be all of his grandsons and longtime friend John Brewer. Bill was a kind man who looked for the good in everyone. He was self-employed most of his life in the trucking business. He was blessed to have a mother who prayed for him. It was through prayer and his faith in Jesus that sustained him though out his life. Funeral services will be held at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home in North Little Rock, Arkansas on Thursday, May 23 at 10 a.m. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. Interment will follow at Rest Hills Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff of Chambers Nursing Home for the special care that Bill received. To sign the online guestbook, visit

Published May 21, 2019

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