Elsie Mae Beauchamp Whitaker
She was born Sept. 22, 1927 in Davie County to Anna Rights Beauchamp and Roy Charles Beauchamp. Mrs. Whitaker was a member of Redland Church, IPHC where she loved to sing in the choir. She loved sending cards and church bulletins to those who were absent from church. She loved gardening and cooking meals for her family.
Mrs. Whitaker was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Knox Whitaker; a brother, Roy Beauchamp Jr.; a sister, Sue Ellis; a son, Danny Whitaker; a daughter, Vickie Whitaker Crews; and a grandson, Justin Whitaker.
Surviving: 2 daughters, Janis Whitaker Rogers Stimpson and Cindy Parker; a daughter-in-law, Jane Whitaker; 8 grandchildren, Kimberly Rogers Rowell (John), Brad Rogers (LeAnn), Wendy Owens (Dave), Tony Gray Foster, Samantha Voreh (Matt), Brian Simpson (Nicole), Christie Massey and Tim Fishel (Kristen); 16 great-grandchildren, Meridith Richard, Kirsten Dillingham, Madi Rogers, Morgan Bullington, Cameron Owens, Lucas Foster, Madelyne Rose, Meghan Voreh, Michael Maready, Dalton Simpson, Rowen Simpson, Grayson Simpson, Braxton Massey, Heidi Kinder, Taylor Kinder and Cade Fishel; 4 great-grandchildren, Fletcher Richard, Blakely Maready, Bentley Bullington and Blakelyn Bullington.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28 at Redland Church, IPHC with Pastor Dave Richardson Jr., Pastor Joel K. Boyles and Tim Dunn officiating. The family will receive friends one hour before the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.