Dr. Sterling C. Whitworth, DMD of Covington, Georgia, a dedicated general dentistry specialist practicing in Covington with over 11 years of experience, and a longtime member of The Covington Dental Partners, unexpectedly passed the exam. passed away, leaving family, friends and other loved ones in great sadness.
Introduction to Dr. Sterling Whitworth
Dr. Sterling C. Whitworth, DMD, was not just a general dentist; he was a deeply beloved figure within the Covington, Georgia community. With over 11 years of experience, he became an integral part of many local families’ lives.
As a longstanding member of The Covington Dental Partners, Dr. Whitworth always prioritized the health and smiles of his patients. He provided dedicated care, regardless of distance, often visiting less fortunate patients who couldn’t afford higher payments.
Registered with NPI number 1366715468 since February 21, 2012, Dr. Whitworth was a passionate dental expert. He focused on preventing common dental issues like cavities and gum disease. Dr. Whitworth’s patient-centered approach brought reassurance to the community.
With his invaluable contributions and remarkable personal qualities, Dr. Sterling Whitworth undoubtedly left a significant void upon his departure. He became an indispensable part of the lives of many in Georgia.
The Tragic Cause of Death
As per the family and colleagues’ announcement, Dr. Sterling Whitworth’s passing was due to suicide. He had silently battled severe pressures from depression and anxiety disorders for a long time.
Despite outward appearances of cheerfulness and enthusiasm toward patients and colleagues, Dr. Whitworth struggled internally with underlying psychological issues. His departure is a profound loss, leaving behind endless sorrow for all.
Dr. Whitworth’s passing serves as a poignant reminder that success in one’s career and societal standing doesn’t guarantee a happy life. Anyone can face mental health struggles and requires timely care and support. We need to increase awareness about mental health and create an inclusive environment where everyone feels accepted.
Obituary and Funeral Information for Dr. Sterling Whitworth
The funeral details for Dr. Sterling Whitworth, who passed away suddenly on November 10, 2022, have been released. Dr. Whitworth was born on March 15, 1979, in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from the University of Georgia Dental School in 2001 and began his career in Covington in 2011. In 2012, Dr. Whitworth became a member of The Covington Dental Partners. He is survived by his wife, Jessica Whitworth, and two sons, Michael (8 years old) and Christopher (5 years old).
The visitation will take place from 9 am to 11 am on Saturday, November 19, at the Lakeview Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 12 pm on the same day at the Greenhill Cemetery. Instead of flowers, the family requests contributions to the Covington Depression Relief Fund in memory of Dr. Whitworth.
Dr. Whitworth’s Legacy, Condolences, and Final Tribute
Throughout his 11-year career, Dr. Whitworth left a deep imprint as a dedicated healthcare professional with a compassionate heart.
He was highly regarded for his warmth, empathy, and genuine attitude towards his patients, always bringing joy and hope to those around him.
Dr. Whitworth leaves behind an admirable legacy of professional ethics, dedication, love for the profession, and profound human values.
Following Dr. Whitworth’s sudden departure, The Covington Dental Partners extend sincere condolences to his family and friends.
They assure continuous dental care for Dr. Whitworth’s beloved patients. Dr. Laurie Deemer, a highly qualified and experienced dentist, will work full-time to maintain the service quality Dr. Whitworth established over the years.
Though gone suddenly, Dr. Sterling Whitworth remains an image of a talented, deeply compassionate physician.
His life stands as an example of dedication, responsibility, and an intense passion for his profession.
The people of Covington and Dr. Whitworth’s patients will forever remember and appreciate his significant contributions to the community.
May Dr. Sterling Whitworth’s soul rest in peace, living on eternally in the memories of those left behind.
Dr. Sterling Whitworth’s sudden departure leaves behind immeasurable grief. However, his legacy of professional expertise and profound kindness will always be cherished by the people of Covington. His passing reminds us all of the importance of mental health, perhaps the most poignant message he leaves for the world.