The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

April 19, 2013

Rayford Whitley


Thursday, April 18, 2013 — Rayford Adison Whitley, 74 years of age, of Midland, N.C., passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at CMC-Northeast in Concord.

He was born October 9, 1938, to the late Relis Adison Whitley and the late Ossie Whitley.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Helen Whitley; sisters, Jennie Mae Kiker and Irene Whitley; brother, R.W. Whitley; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2013, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Midland, N.C.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. April 19, 2013, in New Hope Freewill Baptist Church in Concord, officiated by Rev. Roger Bostic. Burial will follow at Stanly Gardens of Memory at 2001 E. Main Street, Albemarle.

Survivors include son, Billy Dale Whitley of Midland, N.C.; sister, Frances Strube of Concord N.C.; sister, Barbara Cox of Indian Trail, N.C.; and dear friend Ann Furr of Norwood, N.C.

Hartsell Funeral Home is serving the Whitley family.

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