Peggy Yvonne Bass Whitley, 75, went home to be with the Lord Saturday. She was surrounded by her precious family.
A native of Wilson she was daughter to the late Elmer Jacob & Mamie Barnes Bass. Peggy fought through a painful and difficult battle but never lost her faith.
She was a member of Rock Springs Free Will Baptist Church. Peggy was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Elmer Whitley & sister, Evelyn Morgan.
She is survived by her sons, Keith Whitley (Glenda) of Bailey, Greg Whitley & Kim of Middlesex; daughter, Frances Anderson of Middlesex; sisters, Judy Hamm of Wilson, Joyce Walls of Wilson; grandchildren, Brad Whitley (Amanda), Wesley Anderson, Erica Anderson; and great-grandson, James Albert Whitley.
Flowers accepted but memorials to Rock Springs Free Will Baptist Church, P.O. Box 238, Bailey, NC, 27807 for Cragmont Free Will Baptist Camp are preferred.
Funeral service 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial, Hollywood Cemetery. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net