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Myrtle Gray Whitby, 80 , of Roanoke Rapids, NC died Friday, June 16, 2017, at Envoy of Lawrenceville.

Mrs. Whitby, was born in Halifax County, NC, the daughter of the late Thomas Gray and Lora Shearin Gray. She was a homemaker and a member of Victory Baptist Church. Two sisters, Dorothy Lee Moore and Lora Ann Moore and a brother Roy Gray, also preceded her in death.

Surviving are: her husband Clarence L. Whitby; a daughter, Kathy W. Love and her husband Bill, of Roanoke Rapids, NC; two sons, Charles L. Whitby of Roanoke Rapids, NC and Ronald J Whitby and his wife Michelle, of Littleton, NC; a sister, Elizabeth Brown and her husband Richard of Littleton, NC; two brothers, Loyd Gray of Littleton, NC and Howard N. Gray and his wife, Judy, of Roanoke Rapids, NC; seven grandchildren, Jason S. Whitby, Stacey Baker, Lewis Frye, Amanda Frye, Jessica Aiken, Justin Frye and Tabitha Love; three great-grandchildren, Stephanie Baker, Chloe Matthews and Kyleigh Aiken.

The family will receive at Wrenn Clarke & Hagan Funeral and Cremation Service, Sunday, June 18, 2017, from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 19, 2017, at 2:00 PM, at Victory Baptist Church, with Pastor Jeremy Kobernat, officiating. Interment will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids, NC.


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Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870



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