Nina Ruth Whitley, 100, passed away on Sunday. Born in Greene County to the late Sam and Minnie Reid.
She worked on the farm most of her life. She was one of the best cooks in the family.
Nina was preceded in death by her husband, Isaac Whitley; three sons, Alvin Whitley, Bobby Whitley, and Jesse Whitley; and one daughter, Deloris. Others who predeceased her include two brothers, Luby Reid and Isaac Reid; four sisters, Queenie Wiliams, Addie Speight, Tiny Edwards, and Jessie Dixon.
She is survived by her daughters, Hilda Graves of Raleigh, and Elizabeth Davis of Stantonsburg; two sons, James Whitley of Olympia, WA and Thomas Whitley of Pinetops; a host of relatives and friends.
Graveside service will be held on Monday at Carolina Biblical Gardens at 1:00pm in Raleigh.