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J. C. Whitley

January 13, 1924 July 5, 2015
J. C. Whitley
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J.C. Whitley passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2015, at the age of 91. Born in Kershaw, SC on January 13, 1924, he was the son of the late T. Brunson and Martha Whitley. Mr. Whitley was a lifelong resident of Kershaw. He owned Whitley’s Café until he went to work for Springs Mills, from which he retired in 1986. He was a Navy veteran and a faithful member of Center Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Whitley served his church as a Deacon, Sunday school teacher and a member of the choir.

Surviving are his wife, Margie, and sons, Jerry (Jan), Kenny (Celeste), Keith (Pam), and Jason (Teresa); a sister, Zelma Orr; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Baxley (Patrick), Jeremy Whitley, Brandy Ghent (Brad), Kerri Baker (Beaver), John Whitley (Melissa), Willis Whitley (Jessica), and Kolby and Kade Whitley and eleven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sisters, Louise Bowers and Ila Howell.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 o’clock a.m., Tuesday, July 7, at Center Grove Baptist Church. Rev. Jackie Jenkins will officiate. Burial will follow in the Kershaw City Cemetery with military honors.

The family will receive friends immediately following the burial at the Center Grove Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

The family would like to thank Cindy and Jeannie from Home Health Care of Lancaster for the loving care of Mr. Whitley during his confinement at his home.

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Service

Tuesday

7

Jul

11:00 AM 7/7/2015 11:00:00 AM
Center Grove Baptist Church

236 Scout Cabin Road
Kershaw, SC 29067

Center Grove Baptist Church
236 Scout Cabin Road Kershaw 29067 SC
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

7

Jul

Center Grove Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

236 Scout Cabin Road
Kershaw, SC 29067

Center Grove Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
236 Scout Cabin Road Kershaw 29067 SC
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

7

Jul

Kershaw City Cemetery

190 Edwards Ave.
Kershaw, SC 29067

Kershaw City Cemetery
190 Edwards Ave. Kershaw 29067 SC
United States
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