LAWNDALE - Eazell Hildred "Gabby" Whisnant, 71, of Creekwood Road, passed away Aug. 4, 2014, at Brian Center in Hickory.
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Eazell was born in Cleveland County on July 5, 1943, to the late Roscoe Clyde Whisnant and Vergie Elizabeth Smart Whisnant.
He was retired from Marlow Furniture and was a member of Carpenter's Grove Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers, Worth Whisnant, Larry Whisnant, Harvey Whisnant, Olan Whisnant and Carroll Whisnant and a sister, Eva Huffman.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Evelyn Elaine Johnson Whisnant; two brothers, Jerry Whisnant of Vale and Dennis Whisnant of Casar; two sisters, Margaret Bolick of Vale and Colleen Young of Hickory; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Stamey Funeral Home, Fallston.
The funeral will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Carpenter's Grove Baptist Church with the Revs. Jerry Welch and Ernest Richards officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Stamey Funeral Home, PO Box 639, Fallston, NC 28042 to help with funeral expenses.
Condolences may be made online at www.stameyfuneralhome.com.
Stamey Funeral Home of Fallston is serving the family.
Stamey Funeral Home - Fallston
846 E. Stagecoach Trail PO Box 639 Fallston, NC 28042
Published in Shelby Star on Aug. 6, 2014