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Jeanette Whitfield, 88, of Spruce Pine passed away Sunday February 21, 2010 in the Brian Center of Spruce Pine. A native of Mitchell County she was a daughter of the late Dave and Nellie Sullins Pitman and was a member of the Big Crabtree Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Rev. William Whitfield who passed away in 2000, two sons; Richard and Leon Whitfield, a grandson Lewis Rose, Jr. a brother, Ulysses “Plug” Pitman and a sister, Mattie Wright.
Survivors include two daughters; Sheila Renfro and husband Eddie and Sue Ann Rose and husband Lewis all of Spruce Pine, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Whitfield will be conducted at 3:30 pm Tuesday February 23, 2010 in the Big Crabtree Baptist Church with the Revs. Dean Honeycutt and Mike Rathbone officiating. Interment will follow in the Sullins Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm until the service hour at the church.
Condolences may be e-mailed by going to our website; www.webbfh.com. selecting obituaries, and clicking on the name you wish to view and sign the guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Whitfield family.