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“sorry from your lost may god bless the family from william bernard and family ”
1 of 3 | Posted by: william bernard - marietta, GA

“Sorry to hear of the loss of a family member, praying for the family ”
2 of 3 | Posted by: Sally King - Mount Olive, NC

“I remember you Jep ...when I was a lil girl ...you will be missed no more pain ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Martha Howard - NC

Due to COVID-19, the Governor of North Carolina has asked that all gatherings be limited to no more than 50 people including staff and all attendees such as clergy, ushers, musicians, etc. Please check with the family to see if you are invited.

Walk Through Viewing Only (not to exceed 10 people at once):
Thursday, May 28
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Garris Funeral Home
812 S Center St,
Mount Olive, NC 28365

Graveside Service
Friday, May 29
11:00 AM
Wayne Memorial Park
2925 US Highway 117 S
Goldsboro, NC 28333

Jefferson Earl Whitfield entered rest on Friday, May 22, 2020, Kitty Atkins Hospice in Goldsboro, NC. He was proceeded in death by his two daughters, Valley Gray Whitfield, and Latasha Faison.
Jefferson was born on September 3, 1945, to Mary Lou Whitfield. He was the oldest of three children raised and attended school in Wayne County. He spent has a career working at Calypso Plywood, Pigford & Company, and retired at Georgia Pacific. Jefferson enjoyed playing baseball, fishing, and hunting.
He leaves to cherish his memory: a loving wife, Evangelist Nell Whitfield of Mt. Olive, NC; one child, Neal Faison of Dudley, NC; one brother, Robert Earl Whitfield of Goldsboro, NC; one sister, Kay Francis Hodges of Goldsboro, NC; along with 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral Home
Sanders Funeral Home
806 E Market St Smithfield, NC 27577
Tel. (919) 934-8416
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