Sr. Effie Whitten 2008


Sister Effie Whitten, 1914-2008 Born March 15, 1914, Acworth, Georgia Entered St. Walburg Monastery, Covington, Kentucky, August 10 1934 Received habit, August 13, 1935 First Profession August 14, 1936 Died March 23, 2008 Sr. Effie was born in Acworth, GA on March 15, 1914 to John and Pauline Perkins Whitten. She was the fifth of eight children, five girls and three boys. Effie attended elementary schools in Atlanta, Georgia but after her conversion to Catholicism in 1925, she attended high school in Cincinnati. After a brief sojourn in Atlanta, she returned to Cincinnati to discern a religious vocation. Here she befriended [...]