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Nora Gurney Whittington

Nora Gurney Whittington, 79, passed away on August 17, 2014 in Raleigh, NC. She was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on December 3, 1934,

and grew up in Detroit and Austin, Texas.

She is predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Walter Lee Whittington. Survivors include: daughter Lisa Whittington & spouse Peter Blackstock of Austin, Texas; daughter Lorrie Hargreaves & spouse Patrick McConnaughey of Knightdale, NC; grandson Ryan

Walter Hargreaves & spouse Brooke & their children Olivia and Clayton of Wendell, NC; and grandson Matthew Hargreaves of Knightdale, NC.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1:00 to 2:30 pm on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service, 944 Old Knight Rd., Knightdale,

NC 27545. A memorial service will follow at 2:30 pm.

The family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to the caring people of Heartland Hospice and Transitions LifeCare.

Condolences to the family may be sent to under Obituaries.