• Cotten Funeral Home
    New Bern, NC
In partnership with the Dignity Memorial® network
Grover Lanis Whitford 1934 - 2013
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Wednesday, May 01, 2013
I are so sorry for your loss. He was very special to everyone who knew him. Your famiy is in our prayers
Friday, April 26, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Uncle Lanis ...will be missed by so many people whose lives he touched. He will always have a special place in the hearts of my sons..Karl and Jon...and in my heart. I loved him. Willa Friday
Thursday, April 25, 2013
My heart is heavy today thinking of the loss of such a sweet man. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Uncle Lanis will be truly missed by so many lives he touched. I have so many good memories from childhood and right up to the last hand squeeze and wave goodbye. His humor, love for family and giving spirit are a great legacy for a wonderful man. He will be in our hearts always.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
I am so sorry to hear of your lost the nicest neighbors anyone could ask for my prayers are with you Leo Mitchell & Family
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Your sister, Joyce Stilley and niece Shirley send you all our love and prayers.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
You are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you
Your sister, Joyce and niece Shirley from Florida
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Ruth, So sorry to read that Lanis had died. We never get to New Bern any more. Can't venture far from home. Think about our BB&T days often. You and the family will be in our prayers! Pat & Buzzy
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Lenise. I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I could be there tomorrow but will be there in spirit. You and your family are in my prayers. Love Kim
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Ruth, Remembering you and your family in our prayers.
Rev. Clayton and Barbara Burch
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
May God Bless and comfort the family in this their hour of need. As a friend I just wanted to let you know I care.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Our hearts and prayers go out to you.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
My deepest sympathy to all of you at this sad time. May God and precious memoris brig you comfort in the days ahead.

Tammie Taylor Dixon-Phillips
Vanceboro,NC
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Ruth & family, We were sorry to hear of Lanis' death. We remember him fondly fishing at Emerald Isle. You will be in our thoughts and prayers now and in the coming days. Philip & Margaret Humphries, Raleigh, NC
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Lanis was a wonderful brother and brother in law. We loved him so much. He will always have a special place in our hearts and fond memories to make us smile.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
So sorry to hear about Lanis. He was always my favorite dance partner at the Shrine Club. I will never forget him.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Ruth, I am so sorry to see that Lanis has passed away. He was such a nice man and I enjoyed driving with him.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
We have all of you in our thoughts and prayers. Sam enjoyed traveling with Lanis and we are so sorry for your loss.

Sam and Jan Birmingham
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Prayers for the family.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
We are so sorry for your loss. He was very special to everyone who knew him. Your famiy is in our prayers. Love to all of you!
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
So sorry for your loss, this man was very good to me and I know that you will miss him
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