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100 Branchview Drive NE
PO Box 344
Concord, NC 28025
Phone: 704-786-3168
Fax: 704-782-5766
Helen Whitley

Helen Walker Whitley

Tuesday, February 18th, 1936 - Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Mrs. Helen Walker Whitley, 82, of Concord, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 3 pm, Friday, February 8, 2019 at Epworth United Methodist Church with Reverend Sonny Reavis officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 until 2:45 pm prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow in Carolina Memorial Park.

Born on February 18, 1936 in Morganton, she was a daughter to the late Carl and Mary Walker.

Helen was the VP of Whitley’s Coin-OP. She and her husband ran launderettes, carwashes, and rental properties in the Concord area from 1966 to 2000. She and her husband enjoyed traveling and spending time at the lake with family and friends. Helen attended Epworth United Methodist Church and served at the weekly hot dog lunches.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Donald Whitley; son, Justin Benfield; and brothers, Billy and Leonard Walker. Left to cherish her memories are her sons, Bobby Whitley and wife, Ann of Kannapolis, and Jerry Whitley and wife, Janet of Concord; daughter-in-law, Sharon Benfield of Leland; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sister, Myrtle Braswell and husband, Martin of Morganton.

Memorials may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church 1030 Burrage Rd NE, Concord, NC 28025.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, February 8th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 2:45pm
    Friday, February 8th, 2019 2:00pm - 2:45pm
    Epworth United Methodist Church
    1030 Burrage Rd NE
    CONCORD, NC 28025
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  • Service

    Friday, February 8th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    Friday, February 8th, 2019 3:00pm
    Epworth United Methodist Church
    1030 Burrage Rd NE
    CONCORD, NC 28025
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  • Interment

    Carolina Memorial Park
    601 Mt Olivet Rd
    KANNAPOLIS, NC 28083
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Mary Thomas

Posted at 01:53pm
Emory and i enjoyed many trips with Don and Helen. We have many memories of our good times together. Emory and Mary Thomas

Sgt. Paris

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Dianne Palmer

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Phil and Lynn Tesh

Posted at 11:08am
We are sorry for your loss. Helen was a friendly person, and I enjoyed seeing her at church and at the hot dog ministry. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Phil and Lynn Tesh and family

Wic and Beth Neal

Posted at 09:32pm
Bobby and Ann,
We are so sorry to hear of your loss. May the peace that only comes from the Father surround you in the days and months ahead.

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