Dorothy Whitley
Dorothy Whitley
  • February 2, 1932 - August 26, 2015
  • Nashville, North Carolina

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Dorothy Whitley, 83, of Nashville, NC, passed away August 26, 2015

Dorothy was born in Rocky Mount to Alger and Mary Whitley on February 2, 1932. She was a member of Rock Creek Baptist Church, created prayer shawls for cancer patients, and participated in the cooking ministry. She enjoyed John Wayne movies, avidly followed The Bold and the Beautiful, and The Young and the Restless television dramas, reading, playing Fargle with family and friends, crocheting, and spending time with her family and friends. Her crochet skills were unmatched and she produced many works of art that are treasured by family and friends.

Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents, Alger and Mary, and her husband, Floyd Whitley. She is survived by her sister, Myrtle Steele of Stephenville, TX; son, Michael (Melinda) Armstrong; daughters, Lynne (Stephen) Register, Connie (John) Stoudenmire, and Penny (fiancé Ric Henson) Beacham; eight grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at Johnson Funeral Home in Rocky Mount on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Funeral service will be held at Johnson Funeral Home on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Blake Dempsey of Rock Creek Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Rock Creek Baptist Church, 1238 Rock Creek Dr, Nashville, NC 27856, and (252) 459-4477.

Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson Funerals and Cremations, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount NC. Online condolences may be sent to the family at .