Nellene Jones Whitaker, age 93, of Ellenboro, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020.
Nellene was born August 21, 1927 in Rutherford County to the late Gordon Andrew Jones and Pansy Lovelace Jones.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-five years, Carl Dudley Whitaker; two brothers, Clyde and Corbett Jones; a grandson, and sisters-in-law, Annie Sue Jones, Elaine Whitaker, Pat Daves and Joyce Benfield.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Barbara Greene (John) of Ellenboro; son, Alan Whitaker (Karen) of Cary, NC; brother, Glenn Jones (Georgia) of Floresville, Texas; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters-in-law; Freda Jones of Ellenboro, Gail Price of Shelby; four nieces and a nephew.
A graveside service was conducted at the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations are requested to Bethel Baptist Church, P.O. Box 633, Ellenboro, NC 28040.