Mrs. Faye Mae Church Whisnant, 85, of Billy Goat Lane, Hudson, passed away on July 10, 2003, at her residence. Mrs. Whisnant was born in Wilkes County to the late Lloyd and Lou Golds Church. She retired from Shuford Mills after 47 years and was a member of Sunrise Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Bonnie Allan “BA” Whisnant, and two brothers, Ed Church and Vance Church. Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Dale of Hudson; three brothers, Rufus Church and Clyde Church of Hudson, and Howard Church of Newton; two sisters, Annie Burch of Granite Falls and Colene Silver of Lenoir; two grandchildren, Ronnie Church and Christie Overcash; and two great-grandchildren, Joey Overcash and Kimberly Overcash.
The funeral service will be conducted by the Revs. David Woods and Edd Warren at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 12, 2003, at Sunrise Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 tonight, Friday, at Granite Funeral Service and other times at the home.
Obituary courtesy: Lisa Barber