AHOSKIE, NC – Nell Marie Whitley, age 71, of Harrellsville, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020, just one day after her 71st birthday, at the Ahoskie House of Ahoskie, NC.
Nell was born on July 3, 1949 to Luther Everett Whitley and Annie Ruth White Whitley in Ahoskie, NC. Nell was a fun-loving person that loved her family dearly and enjoyed spending time with them as much as possible. She enjoyed having friends stop by for a visit. Her favorite meal consisted of a good ‘ole hot dog with mayo and a Pepsi cola. Nell was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn Whitley Harrell, and a brother, Joseph Bennett Whitley.
Nell is survived by her sister, Joan Whitley Feldman of Bumpass, VA; two nieces, April Thompson and husband T.J. of Cuckoo, VA, and Lynette King and husband Doug of Sanford, NC; and three nephews, Robert Norfleet and wife Dreama of Louisa, VA, Thomas Feldman of Louisa, VA, and Bill Harrell and wife Julie of Raleigh, NC; along with a host of friends.
A celebration of life graveside funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 1:00 pm at the Harrellsville Cemetery, Harrellsville, NC, with Rev. Jeff Crabtree officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online by clicking here
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Whitley family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.