Brenda Whitlock Mourns Loss of Husband, Sidney

{EHA-Nashville-TN) Recording artist, Brenda Whitlock, lost her beloved husband, Sidney, this week to an extended illness. Sidney Whitlock died Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family and friends.He was born in Nettleton, MS and married Brenda in 1966. The couple made their home and raised their family in Okolona, MS where they owned and operated two furniture stores, and later Okolona Truck Leasing. Sidney served on the Bank of Okolona Board of Trustees for 40 years, and helped bring 1st Citizen National Bank to Okolona. He was selected as one of “America’s Most Outstanding Businessmen” in the early 80’s and served in the Mississippi Army National Guard for eight years as Sergeant. Additionally, he was Deacon of Zion Assembly Church of God for 40 years and was known in his community as a rock of strength and encouragement to others. Funerals services are March 24, 2012, 2 pm, at Brenda’s Concert Hall in Okolona with Bro. Wade Phillips, Bro. Jimmy Bryan, Bro. Wayne Thorn, Bro. Joel Brooks and Bro. Claxton Cook officiating. Visitation is Friday 5-9 pm and Sat.1 p.m. to service time at the same location. Burial is in East Chickasaw Memorial Gardens. For more info on Mr. Sidney Whitlock’s arrangements and to send condolences: A complete obituary will be published in the Wednesday, March 28, Chickasaw Journal.