Johnnie “Kenneth” Whitley
August 27, 1939 – December 11, 2020
Johnnie “Kenneth” Whitley, 81, passed away Friday, December 11th, 2020 from COPD. He was the son of the late Johnnie & Margie Whitley of the Archer Lodge Community. He is survived by wife, Shirley Whitley; sister, Judy Lowdermilk; and nephews, John & Trey and their families. He is also survived by a host of friends and relatives who stood by him till the end.
The family wishes to thank Transitions Hospice, especially Suzanne and Belva, for their love and support. Also love to nephew John and friend Roger for their unwavering help and love over the last year.
In lieu of flowers and food, for any memorials considered, please do a kind deed for an animal in need or consider a memorial to Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
Graveside funeral service 2:30 pm, Tuesday, Pinecrest Memorial Park. (MASKS REQUIRED)
He will lie in repose 3 pm – 5 pm, Monday at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St, Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com
So very sorry to hear of Kenneth’s passing. My grandparents (Atkinson’s) lived near Margie & Johnnie. Judy was. Y age & we would play together. We probably aggravated Kenneth pretty much in those days. May God give you comfort & peace.