Obits: Ruth Whitaker McCann

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 21, 2014

Ruth Whitaker McCann

Ruth Whitaker McCann, 90, formerly of Mocksville, died on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Greenville (S.C.) Memorial Hospital. 

Mrs. McCann was born and raised in Davie County and was the daughter of the late Fletcher Whitaker and Nettie Comer Whitaker. She was a homemaker and a member of Truth Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville. She enjoyed being a mother and grandmother, but her passion was telling others about Jesus, her savior. 

She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Dwight McCann, a daughter, Linda McCann, 2 brothers, Paul and Silas Whitaker, and 2 grandchildren.

Survivors: daughters, Peggy Souder and Donna Everett, both of Travelers Rest, S.C.; 5 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. 

A graveside celebration of life service was conducted at 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 18 at Liberty Baptist Church in Mocksville with her pastor, the Rev. Jeremy Wakefield, officiating. The family received friends following the service. 

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