The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


March 29, 2013

Betty Whitley

Thursday, March 28, 2013 — Betty Ruth Palmer Whitley, 58, of Stanfield, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy in Charlotte.

Mrs. Whitley was born August 27, 1954, in Cabarrus County to the late Olen John Palmer Sr. and Mildred Amanda Fisher Palmer. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Olen Palmer Jr. and her sister, Pat Yow.

The family received friends from 6-9 p.m. at the home Thursday evening at 162 Polk Ford Road, Stanfield. The funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, with a 30 minute state prior to the service, at Kinza Memorial Baptist Church, 4311 Love Mill Road, Stanfield. Rev. Dr. Darrell Nance will officiate with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Survivors include her husband Terrel Whitley of the home; sons, Chad Foreman and wife Amity and Scottie Foreman, all of Oakboro; daughter, Tonya Arrowood and husband Shon of Oakboro; and grandchildren, Andrew and Ashley Arrowood and Heidi and Kanyon Foreman.

Memorials may be made to Kinza Memorial Baptist Church, PO Box 147, Stanfield, NC 28163.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Whitley family.

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