Charlie C. 'Little Charlie' Whitworth, Jr.
By Wise Funeral Home
Aug 9, 2022
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Whitewright, Texas -- Funeral services for Charlie Clyde “Little Charlie” Whitworth, Jr.,  55, of Whitewright, Texas will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022 at First Baptist Church of Whitewright under the direction of Wise Funeral Home.  Dr. Neale Oliver will officiate.  A private family committal will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Whitewright.  Charlie passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2022 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison.

Charlie was born April 19, 1967 in Sherman, Texas, the son of Charlie C. Whitworth, Sr. and Bonnie Faye Hendrix Whitworth.  He was a graduate of Whitewright High School and worked as an auto mechanic for his dad for a number of years.  Charlie married the love of his life, Doris Armstrong, on July 30, 1995 in Whitewright.  He was a member of First Baptist Church of Whitewright. 

Charlie worked for Helena Chemical Co. and Eldorado Chemical for a number of years before joining the maintenance department for the Bells ISD.   There he became known as “Mr. Charlie” and was a friend and mentor to many children. He was an Elvis Tribute Artist and performed in nursing homes and fundraisers, such as Relay for Life and Women Rock. 

Charlie loved working on cars and enjoyed vintage Fords.  Besides his love of all things Elvis, he also loved camping and NASCAR.   Above all Charlie loved his family ~ he enjoyed cooking and spoiling his wife and ‘baby girl’, Kaylea.  He was preceded in death by his mother on Oct. 21, 1999.

Charlie leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Doris, of Whitewright; daughter, Kaylea Whitworth of Whitewright; father, Charlie Whitworth Sr. and wife, Virginia of Tom Bean, TX, stepchildren, Krystal Brannum and Mathew Brannum and wife, Jayde, all of Bonham, TX;  special “adopted” son, Chris Bassham of Whitewright; sisters-in-law, Lea Dawnette Faulkner (Shon) of Ivanhoe, TX, Debra Thomas of Bonham, and Keri Goodwin of Bonham; mother-in-law, Diana Neighbors (Frank) and father-in-law, Jack Goodwin (Regina), all of Bonham; extended family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Chris Bassham, Leslie Bassham, Mathew Brannum, William Robertson, Shon Faulkner and Colby Faulkner. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Whitworth, Sr., Jack Goodwin, Frank Neighbors and Cash Corley.

The family will receive friends at Wise Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday night.

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