In Memory of




Obituary for Darnell Mills Whitten

Mrs. Darnell Mills Whitten, age 95, passed away Saturday morning at Yalobusha Nursing Home in Water Valley, MS. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until service time beginning 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Newsom Funeral Home in Charleston, MS with interment to follow in Bethel Cemetery.
Darnell was a charter member of Faith Baptist Church, an avid reader, quilter, needlepoint, gardener and loved her family especially those grandchildren.
Those whom she leaves behind include her three daughters, Bonnie Burkley and the late Tommy Burkley of Batesville, MS; Diane Stanford of Charleston, MS; Janice Avant (John) of Water Valley, MS; six grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, two sisters, Linda Hargett of Mt. Home, AR; Bettie Pittman of Batesville, MS and one brother, Billy Mills of Batesville, MS. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewitt Whitten, her parents, Lawrence & Velma McMinn Mills and several sisters & brothers.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
Newsom Funeral Home