Carrie Lena Whitt Whitaker

Published 10:10 am Thursday, July 7, 2022

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Mrs. Carrie Lena Whitt Whitaker, 88, of Redskin Way, died Thursday, June 30, 2022, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

She was born on Aug. 17, 1933 in Surry County to the late Grover and Cora Stanley Whitt.

Mrs. Whitaker was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church and a member of the United Methodist Women. She was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, and mother-in-law.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: 2 sisters, Sylvia Jessup and Betty Lou Lineberry; and 2 brothers, Pete Whitt and Donald Whitt.

Survivors: include her husband of 67 years, Lonnie Ray Whitaker; 3 children, Cathy Hockaday (Ricky) of Advance, Doug Whitaker (Cindy) of Mocksville, and Penny Moxley (Steve) of Mocksville; 7 grandchildren, Suzanne Doub (Casey), Christopher Moxley (Shelby), Josh Whitaker, William Hockaday (Kailyn), Ryan Moxley (Heather), Daniel Moxley (Sadee), and Jeremy Whitaker (Katie); 9 great-grandchildren, Emberly, Avery, Ava, Kyndall, Grayson, Willow, Shelby, Dixie, and Edynn; a sister, Sally Evans; 2 brothers, Ronald Whitt and Kent Whitt; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends.

A funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 3 at Oak Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. Bob Summers officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Friends paid respects from 1-6 p.m. on Saturday, July 2 at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: for Oak Grove UMC Cemetery fund, 1994 US 158, Mocksville, NC 27028.

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