Dixie Whisnant

April 30, 1948 - February 5, 2012

Dixie Whisnant, age 63, of Sherwood Place, Lenoir, died Sunday, February 5, 2012 at Caldwell Memorial Hospital. She was born April 30, 1948 in Caldwell County to the late Lawrence and Nina Ingram Whisnant. She was preceded in death by brother, Larry W. Whisnant; and sister, Elizabeth Lovins.

Mrs. Whisnant was a retired nurse.

Survivors include two sons, Kenny W. Roberts and wife Patti of Newton and Todd Roberts of Lenoir; two daughters, Sandy D. Roberts and Marisa Hamby and husband Robert, both of Lenoir; sisters, Brymo Roberts, Clara Walker, Phyllis Fillers and Rosa Williams, all of Lenoir; and the love of her life, grandchildren, Amber Hilderbrand and Jada Roberts and great-grandchild, Addison Hilderbrand.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Rev. Waitsel Beard and Rev. Horace Minton. Interment will follow at Hartley Hills Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Serving as pallbearers will be: Eric Hilderbrand, Billy Hamby, Andy Dishman, Roger Adkins, Chris Roberts, Jake Icenhour and Justin Icenhour.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood St., Lenoir NC 28645.

Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.com.
Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.