Funeral services are set for Saturday for a well know churchman and retired truck driver.
Services for Elijah Whitfield will be held Saturday, May 22nd, at Green Grove Baptist Church in Alto, La. The services are scheduled for 2 p.m. in the care of McFarland Funeral Home.
His official obituary is as follows:
Elijah James Whitfield was born February 14, 1945, in Monroe, Louisiana, to Moses and Mamie Whitfield. He accepted Christ at an early age. He was a member of Green Grove and Beth Eden Baptist Church. He was a retired truck driver.
Elijah was a very talkative person; he told you how he felt about everything. He loved…