June Lewis Whitaker age 80 of Ahoskie died Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at her home. She was born November 3, 1928 in Lakeland, Florida to the late William H. Lewis and Winnifred Gray Osteen.
Mrs. Whitaker was a member of Liberty Freewill Baptist Church, a loving homemaker, enjoyed sewing and doing crafts and was an avid flower gardener.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Friday, September 25, 2009 at 11:00 AM in the Ashley Memorial Chapel of Garrett-Jones Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. Rev. Paul Ange will officiate.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband, James Edward Whitaker of the home, a daughter Cheryl Whitaker of Ahoskie, two sons Ray Whitaker and his wife Linda and Mike Whitaker and his wife Brenda both of Ahoskie, grandchildren Sherri Farmer of Ahoskie, Laura W. Joyner of St. John, Jennifer Wheeler and Dennis Whitaker, Jr. both of Ahoskie and Timothy Whitaker of Ahoskie and two great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home.
Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society.