Glie Thomas Whitaker, 64, of Galax, Va., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in the Twin County Regional Hospital.
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He was born March 7, 1949, to Glie Thomas Whitaker Sr. and Sarah Clara Glascoe Whitaker in Mount Airy, N.C.
Survivors include his wife, Diana Marie Whitaker of the home; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Cathy Whitaker of Galax; special friends and their children, Joyce and John Burris and Rachel and Jacob, all of Galax; niece, Stacy Whitaker; mother-in-law, Wanda Hays of Charleston, W.Va.; sister-in-law, Retta Hays of Charleston, W.Va.; brother-in-law, Burl Hays of Monroe, Mich.; and the Hills Trucking Company family.
The funeral service was held Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Woodlawn Church of Christ with Shawn Hanson officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends Friday evening from 7 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is serving the family.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Published in Galax Gazette from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13, 2013