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 Harriet Priscilla <I>Morgan</I> Whitener

Harriet Priscilla Morgan Whitener

Birth
Union, Union County, South Carolina, USA
Death 3 Jun 2010 (aged 92)
Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 53362011 · View Source
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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.


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  • Created by: Brenda Kale Ballard
  • Added: 7 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53362011
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harriet Priscilla Morgan Whitener (26 Jul 1917–3 Jun 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53362011, citing Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Brenda Kale Ballard (contributor 47147620) .