Tate Whittington, 89, of Elizabethton, Tennessee, died Saturday, March 30, 2019, at his residence. A native of Avery County, he was a son of the late Tom Miller and Stella Whittington. He served as a Deputy at the Avery County Sheriff’s Department and a Chief Deputy at the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Department. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in Memorial Funeral Chapel in Elzabethton. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Mitchell News-Journal • April 3, 2019