Martha Neil White Whitaker

Published 8:37 am Thursday, January 6, 2022

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Mrs. Martha Neil White Whitaker, 94, of NC 801 N., Mocksville, died Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 at her home.
She was born on May 1, 1927, in Iredell County to the late William Stacy and Emma Wishon White.
Mrs. Whitaker graduated from Mineral Springs School and attended nursing school. She was a member of Mt. Olive United Methodist Church and was employed at the Goody’s Headache Powder Co. for several years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Clynton Eugene “Smiley” Whitaker.
Survivors include: a son, William Allen Whitaker (Lettie) of Mocksville; a daughter, Sarah Banks of Advance; a granddaughter, Jaime Lou Banks of Advance; 2 sisters-in-law, Ilynn Ashby of Rural Hall and Alees Warren (Mack) of Canton; a special friend, Glenda Sapp; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to say a special thanks to the staff of Trellis Supportive Care in Davie, Forsyth and Rowan counties and to her caregivers, Sherrie Kimmer, Brenda Perrin, Danita Disher and Angela Speer for their care and support shown to Mrs. Whitaker and her family.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 6 at Mt. Olive United Methodist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Dennis Ammons officiating. Friends may pay their respects to Mrs. Whitaker on Wednesday, Jan. 5, from noon-6 p.m. at Eaton Funeral Home.
Memorials: Mt. Olive UMC Cemetery Fund, 3521 Wyo Road, Yadkinville, NC 27055.
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