Betty Jean Kiser Whisnant, 82, went to be with her Lord, Sat., April 19, 2014, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. A native of Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Junie Collins Kiser. She was a faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church, where she loved her Friendship Sunday school class. She was a loving mother who loved her family and church.
PRECEDED: In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Forrest “Jr.” Whisnant; sister, Hazel Allen; brothers, Ralph Jr., Lloyd, and Bill Kiser.
SURVIVED: She is survived by her two sons, Ronnie C. Whisnant and wife Cynthia of Shelby, and Rusty Whisnant and wife Jane of Gaffney; sister, Shirley Kiser Strickland; and brother, Ben Kiser, both of Shelby; grandchildren, Justin Whisnant and wife Samantha, and Josh Whisnant, all of Gaffney; great-grandson, Tanner Whisnant; great-grandson on the way, Jaxon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: Tuesday, 2PM, at Bethel Baptist Church
VISITATION: The family will receive friends Tuesday, 12:30-2PM, at the church
BURIAL: Sunset Cemetery
CLERGY: Dr. Tim Sims
MEMORIALS: Bethel Baptist Church, 606 S. Dekalb St., Shelby, NC 28150
FUNERAL HOME: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby