NEW BERN | Arthur Ray Whitehurst, 84, of New Bern, died on Sunday, May 11, 2014, at his home.
He was a member and deacon at Bridgeton Pentecostal Holiness Church and was also a member of the Gideons International.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Bridgeton P.H. Church. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Memorial Park.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Lovie Ormond "Polly" Whitehurst of New Bern; his two daughters, Sandra W. Baldree and Deborah W. Peterson, both of New Bern; his brother, Oscar Ray Whitehurst of New Bern; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and six step great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Bridgeton P.H. Church.
Arrangements are by Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations.