Myrtle Jane Worrell Whittington, 88


DISPUTANTA, Va. — Myrtle Jane Worrell Whittington, 88, of 16300 Prince George Drive, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, at her daughter’s residence.

Born in 1931 in Lillington, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late James Gentry and Mary Ella Collins Worrell. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Whittington.

She is survived by one son, Keith Whittington and wife Margaret of Sylva, North Carolina; three daughters, Rhonda Caton of Bolivia, Carmel Bailey and husband David of Orange Park, Florida, and Tina Barringer and husband Gary of Disputanta, Virginia; one sister, Louise Taylor of Angier; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Whittington was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Wilmington. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and a faithful servant of her Lord.

The family received friends from 1 to 2 pm Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, at Missionary Baptist Church in Lillington. A graveside service followed in the church cemetery at 2 p.m.

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