Lena Mae Mackey Whitley (1924 - 2013)

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Mrs. Lena Mae Mackey Whitley, 88, widow of the late Dewey Joshua Whitley, of Lancaster passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013, at her home. She was born Sept. 9, 1924, in Lancaster and was a daughter of the late Edd and Cora Adams Mackey. Mrs. Whitley was a member of Sherwood Baptist Church and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 291, Antioch. Mrs. Whitley is survived by three sons, Zeb Whitley and his wife, Martha Ellen, Mendel Dewey Whitley and his wife, Debra, and Kenneth Mark Whitley and his wife, Sherri, all of Lancaster; a daughter, Alice Tillman of Charlotte; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Otti Lee Mackey, Alma Snipes and Mattie Mahaffey; and a son-in-law, Gerald Richard Tillman, husband of Alice. Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Whitley are noon Saturday, June 8, at Sherwood Baptist Church, officiated by the Revs. Donald W. Tillman and Thurmond Johnson, with burial in Lancaster Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, June 7, at Lancaster Funeral Home and other times at the home of Zeb and Martha Whitley, 1323 Westwood Road. Memorial contributions may be made to Sherwood Baptist Church, building fund, 1030 Darlene Blvd. Lancaster, SC 29720. Notes to the family may be made at www.lancasterfuneralhome.com. Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mrs. Whitley.
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Published in The Lancaster News on June 7, 2013