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“Gone much too soon, just like her mother and brother. I hope she finds heaven. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Norris Dwayne Whitman - VA

“Joyce and I had many good times together as Title I teachers. Going to conferences, lunch and sharing our teaching experiances at Greenville...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Martha Horn - Greenville, KY

“I remember the time I spent in the halls of Greenville Elementary and always seeing Mrs. Whittinghill's smiling face. She was a wonderful teacher and...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: April - Former Student

“I offer my sympathy for the loss of Ms Joyce. I remember you and your family coming throught Ms Vincent who taught my son David Hayes in school. ...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Joyce DuRall (Hayes) - Greenville, KY

“Bill and Family, I was so sorry to hear about Joyce. She was a special lady and I have fond memories of the two of you sitting behind us in church...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Amy Gaston Castile - Benton, KY

“Janet...Brittney and I wanted to let you know how sorry we are to hear about your mother. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Sherri Mayhew - Clarkson, KY

“We are sorry for your loss. We will keep you in our prayers. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Coal Miners' Respiratory Clinic

“Grandmama taught me so many things, I remember HATING having to get and go to school and she would ALWAYS insist on rolling my hair and putting a...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Joanna Whittinghill Kelley

“Bill, we want you to know that we are thinking of you and rememberring you in our prayers. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Brenda & Clarence Brewer

“Bill, Will be thinking of you and your family. I'm Elmer Clark's youngest son. I worked at Sinclair while going to college.........Joe ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Joe Clark - Georgetown, KY

“Fond memories of Joyce at Greenville Elementary. She loved children and loved her family. She will be missed by all. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Jim and Sue Tardio - GREENVILLE, KY

GREENVILLE - Joyce Whittinghill, of Greenville, died Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 3:35PM at Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mrs. Whittinghill was a member of Church of Christ in Greenville. She was a school teacher, having taught at Greenville Elementary School for 25 years as a Title 1 Teacher, and Bremen Elementary School for 1 year teaching 2nd grade. She also taught at Graham Elementary School and Longest Elementary School for 5 years as a Title 1 teacher. She was a member of Order of Eastern Star, serving as worthy matron; Muhlenberg Co. Retired Teachers Association, and Madisonville Community College Board of Directors. She was also a member of Professional Teacher's Sorority Alpha Iota. She was a graduate of Greenville High School. She was also a graduate of Western Kentucky Univerisity, where she received her Bachelor's degree, Master of Arts in Elementary Education, and Rank 1 certification in Elementary Education and certification in supervision. She was preceded in death by her father, Russell Hughes; her mother, Mildred Carneal Hughes; a brother, Russell Lowell Hughes; and grandsons, Nathan Alan Eisert and Jackson Pierce Vincent.

Survivors include her husband, William Joseph "Bill" Whittinghill Jr.; her son, William Joseph "Joe" Whittinghill III of Calhoun, GA; daughters Janet Lynne (Robert) Vincent of Greenville and Pamela Sue (Glenn) Eisert of Bowling Green; grandchildren Joanna Whittinghill (Dustin) Kelley, Shanna Eisert Steiden, Lauren Lile, Jordan Vincent, Jake Lile, Morgan Whittinghill, and Brad Whittinghill; great-grandchildren Kayleigh Kelley and Kolter Kelley; and a brother, J. Marshall Hughes of Nashville, TN.

Funeral services will be Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 2:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Curtis McGehee officiating assisted by Byron Groves. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at