Sarah Joann Pritchard Whisnant, 81, of 609 North Post Rd. in Shelby passed away Friday May 15, 2015 at White Oak Manor in Shelby.
Born October 8, 1933 in Gaston County, she was the daughter of the late Willie Gray Pritchard and Eva Hayes Pritchard. She was retired from Shelby Cafe as a waitress.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Joe Edward Whisnant; son, Chris Whisnant; and aunt, Margaret Tessneer.
Surivors include special cousins and caregivers, Peggy Sparks, Libby and Tommy Clark, and Daisy Ramsey; one granddaughter, Nancy Schultz and husband Kenny of Polkville; and three great grandchildren, Connor Martin, Makayla Schultz and Caydence Schultz; .
Visitation: Stamey Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center from 2 until 3 pm, Monday
The funeral service will be 3 pm Monday at Stamey Tysinger Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Homer Tessneer officiating
Burial will follow at Elizabeth Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorials: Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of White Oak Manor in Shelby, especially Angela Brackett, Angela Downey, Heather Deese and Carmella.
A guest register is available at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome. com. Stamey Tysinger Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Fallston is serving the Whisnant Family.