TUPELO — Nettie Marlene Egger Whitten died March 24, 2009, at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. Memorial services will be held in the near future at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church in Amory. The family will hold a graveside service at a later date. E.E. Pickle Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Whitten was born Feb. 26, 1923, in Amory to the late Ernest Norris and Minnie Puckett Egger. She attended Amory grade schools and graduated from Amory High School. She was a member of St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church. She had been a resident of Traceway Retirement Community since January 2008. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn T. Whitten; sister, Nell Vaughn; brothers, Elbert, Pete, Houston and Charles. She is survived by her daughters, Glenda of Arizona and Patti of Maine; sister, Ernestine Droke of Amory; brother, Robert of Memphis, Tenn.; and two grandsons. Memorials may be made to: Palmer Home, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39703; or St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 1123 Veteran’s Legion Drive.