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Graveside services to honor the life of Mrs. Whitlock will be 11:00 AM Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Liberty Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends following the service at the grave.
Inez Gaines Whitlock, 94, of 109 Summit Drive, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Manna Health & Rehab in Pickens. Born in Anderson she was the widow of Marion Franklin Whitlock and a daughter of the late Levis and Lavonia Holmes Gaines.
She retired from Woodside Mills with 43 years of service and was a longtime member of Calumet Baptist Church.
Mrs. Whitlock was an avid flower gardener and loved to always have a dog.
Surviving are a daughter, Joan Stephens of Liberty; three sons, Gary F. Whitlock (June), Dolan T. Whitlock (Joyce), and Tommy Whitlock all of Liberty; 17 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by 3 sisters, 8 brothers, and a son in law, Leon Stephens.
The family will be at their respective homes. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to ARK Hospice, 101 Grace Drive, Easley SC 29640.
Memorial messages may be sent to the family by visiting www.libertymortuary.com Liberty Mortuary is handling arrangements.
30 South Palmetto Street
Liberty, SC 29657
Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 6, 2014