Jeanette Whitley

Apr. 25, 2013 @ 01:04 PM

Mrs. Jeanette Mullis Whitley, age 95, of Monroe, North Carolina, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at the Brian Center in Monroe.

Funeral Services to Celebrate the Life of Jeanette M. Whitley will be conducted at 3:00 PM Friday, April 26, 2013, at Davis Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Reverend Shad Hicks and Reverend Joe Stroud.

Interment will follow at Lakeland Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Whitley was born on May 14, 1917, in Union County, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Julius C. Mullis and Etta Melton Mullis.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bryce Franklin Whitley, Sr; two daughters, Raymelle Threadgill McCormick and Betty Whitley; two brothers, J.B. Mullis and Edward Mullis; and two sisters, Mary Lee Love and Faye Morton.

She was a data processor with Celanese in Rock Hill with over 31 years of dedicated service.

Survivors include a son, Bryce F. Whitley, Jr.and wife Freida of Lancaster, SC;  two daughters, Barbara Haney and husband Sherrill of Marshville and Joyce Downes and husband Terry of Newtown PA; three brothers, Judge Mullis and wife Kathryn of Monroe, Boyce Mullis and wife Barbara of Monroe and Charles (Charlie) Wilson Mullis  Sr and wife Patsy of  Richburg, Virginia; two sisters, Carrie Brooks of Monroe and Julia Carpenter of Grottoes, Virginia.

There are 12 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren, and an extended family of grandchildren  and great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 PM until 3:00 PM Friday, April 26, 2013, prior to the funeral ceremony at Davis Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Sutton Park Baptist Church 400 McIntyre Road, Monroe, NC 28110 or Brian Center, Activities Fund, Monroe, NC 28112.

Davis Funeral Home of Monroe is serving the family of Mrs. Whitley. An on-line guest register book is available at