Rose Glen Medlin Whitley, 87 went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 22, 2020 at Avante nursing home in Wilson. She was born in Nash County, NC on June 30. 1932 to the late Otha Clifton and Rada Cone Medlin. She was a faithful member of Middlesex Church of God since childhood. She loved music and led the congregational singing at her church in her younger years. She was also known for her large vegetable garden that she planted every summer and her strawberry patch. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Avery Whitley and one son, Dewey Lynn Whitley, her brothers, Norman, Felton, Bill, Jerry and James Curtis Medlin, and sisters, Maybelle Brantley, Modell Bell, Violet Medlin, and Linda Medlin.
She is survived by 2 sons, Donnie Whitley and Danny Whitley and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren. A special thanks to her grandson, Sley Whitley & niece, Betty Jo for taking such good care of her for many years.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to the family c/o Sley Whitley, 3138 S. NC 231, Middlesex, NC 27557.
Private graveside Saturday, Oakdale Cemetery. Her funeral will be available 4 pm, Saturday at www.facebook.com/stricklandfuneral
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com