Kathleen Whisnant Poston, age 89 died Sunday December 8, 2013 at Cleveland Regional Medical Center. Born in Lincoln County on July 31, 1924, she was the daughter of the late John and Florence Whisnant. Kathleen was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church. She was a loving, caring wife and mother and always wanted to provide to others from her garden. She loved to cook, sew, and grow a vegetable garden. She always loved working in the yard with her flowers. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Edward Whisnant.
Kathleen is survived by her husband of 65 years, Bryan “Bud” Poston; three daughters, Linda Patterson and husband Jim of Shelby, Evelyn Johnson and husband Tom of Leland, and Alice Cochran and husband Chris of Charlotte; a brother, John O. Whisnant and wife Benita of Polkville; and two sisters, Mary Lee Woody of Forest City and Ruth Powell and husband V. A. of Polkville and sister-in-law, Dorcas Whisnant of Belton, SC; four grandchildren, Eric Patterson and wife Christy, Stacy Johnson Elvington and husband Matt, Jon Cochran, and Matt Cochran; and five great grandchildren, Alex, Collin, and Georgia Patterson, and Rynley and Hadley Elvington.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday December 11, 2013 at 2:30 pm at Elizabeth Baptist Church with Dr. Rit Varriale and Rev. Clinton Padgett officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends an hour before the service from 1:30 until 2:30 in the church sanctuary.
Memorials be made to: Elizabeth Baptist Church, 301 N Post Rd, Shelby, NC 28152
Cecil M Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Poston.