|Birth: ||Jul. 26, 1917|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 3, 2010|
North Carolina, USA
Harriet Morgan Whitener, 92, died Thursday, June 3, 2010 at Gaston Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Union, S.C., born July 26, 1917, daughter of Dr. John S. and Marguerite Simpson Morgan.
A true Southern lady of rare grace, strength, and wit, she was a 1938 graduate of Winthrop College, and taught in the schools of Myrtle Beach and at Gastonia High School. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Gastonia; a circle leader; president of the American Legion Auxiliary; Regent of William Gaston Chapter, D.A.R.; president of the Gastonia Debutante Club; volunteer at Gaston Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and at Crisis Assistance Ministry.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Basil L. Whitener; and sister, Jane Morgan Avinger of Orangeburg, S.C.
Survivors include children and spouses: John Morgan Whitener and wife Susan, Lee McDonnell and husband James, Basil Whitener, Jr. and wife Erin, and Barrett S. Whitener; six grandchildren: Peyton Nunez, Steven Whitener, Andrew Cloninger, Adam Cloninger, Jared Knight, and Thomas Whitener; and two great-grandchildren, Spencer and Lucy Nunez.
A private graveside service will be held for the family at Gaston Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 3:00pm to 4:30pm, Saturday, June 5, 2010 in the Assembly Room of Covenant Village.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Scholarship Fund, PO Box 218, Gastonia, NC 28053 or to Covenant Village Benevolent Fund, 1351 Robinwood Rd., Gastonia, NC 28054.
McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the family Mrs. Whitener.
Basil Lee Whitener (1915 - 1989)
Gaston Memorial Park
North Carolina, USA
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