Mary Lewis McKinney Whitaker, age 102 of Mooresboro, passed away on Friday, Nov 6, 2020. Born on July 5, 1918 she was the only child to her late parents, John B and Lollie S McKinney.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James "Whit" Whitaker, a son, Jim Whitaker and dtr-in-law, Sue S Whitaker Shultz.
Left to cherish memories are a son, John Whitaker (Susan) of Shelby, two grandsons. Two great granddaughters. She also has multiple nieces and nephews.
A private burial was held in Race Path Church cemetery, Ellenboro NC. A memorial service celebrating her life was also held at Race Path Baptist Church in Ellenboro. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to Hospice of Cleveland County at 951 Wendover Heights Dr. Shelby, NC 28150 or to Race Path Baptist Church at 1171 Race Path Church Rd. Ellenboro, NC 28040 or the charity of your choice.