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Carlie G. Carter

March 22, 1935 ~ April 23, 2019

Services will be held: April 27, 2019

Robert John Creed

October 12, 1929 ~ April 23, 2019

Services will be held: April 29, 2019

Nina Marie Russo

March 15, 1944 ~ April 22, 2019

Services will be held:

Opal Cassidy Vick

April 24, 1925 ~ April 19, 2019

Services will be held: April 27, 2019

Steve Allen Wiggins

August 15, 1957 ~ April 22, 2019

Services will be held: April 25, 2019

Jerry Odwood Nance

July 20, 1942 ~ April 21, 2019

Services will be held: April 25, 2019

Gina (Mary Virginia) Kirkland

July 4, 1954 ~ April 19, 2019

Services will be held: April 23, 2019

William “Bill” Langley, Jr.

March 27, 1948 ~ April 18, 2019

Services will be held: April 23, 2019

Marva P. Whittington

June 21, 1926 ~ April 4, 2019

Raleigh – Marva P. Whittington, age 93, was born in Harnett County to the late Eddie L. and Ethel Langdon Parrish. She retired as Supervisor to the Wake County Board of Elections after a 27 year career. Marva was also a dedicated member of the Saint Andrews United Methodist Church, Raleigh, NC.
Mrs. Whittington was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 63 years, Phillip T Whittington, her oldest son Phillip T. Whittington Jr and her grandson Tyson J. Whittington. She was also preceded in death by sisters Rebeth P. Mitchell, Thelma P. Mason, Audrey P. Burtchette and brothers Rupert and Raeford Parrish.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 PM at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Raleigh. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh. The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM – 1:15 prior to the service at the church.
She is survived by her youngest sister, Joyce P. Carter of Angier, NC, son Eddie J. Whittington and wife Sarah of Cary, NC, daughter in law Patricia Whittington of North Myrtle Beach, SC, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A special thank you goes to the caregivers at Windsor Point Assisted Living in Fuquay Varina and to Transition Hospice Care of Raleigh, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Andrews United Methodist Church, 1201 Maxwell Dr. Raleigh, NC 27603


April 8, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Raleigh


April 8, 2019

1:30 PM

St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Raleigh


  1. Charles Ray Rackley

    Marva was a very gracious and kind lady. She will be missed.

  2. Deb Holmes

    Aunt Marva Lee, you are and always will be such a treasure to our family. We all love you so much. I can only imagine the homecoming you just had with everyone who went on before you. Save a place at the table for the rest of us. We will be on our way someday.

  3. John Watts & Family

    Eddie and Family,
    Our prayers are with you during the loss of your Mother. While we only met her once, we know she was a wonderful lady. Cherish the memories.

  4. Kathy Tankersley

    Marva was special: a special woman, a true “lady”,
    a pillar of the community & her church….a truly special friend! Her kind & gentle nature…and her beautiful smile…will be missed by many. The family of Mary Ann & Dee Yates will miss this sweet lady with fond memories!

    Our sincere sympathies go out to all of her family with heartfelt prayers during this difficult time. Thank you for sharing this beautiful lady…and her equally special Phillip…with all of us!

    Kathy & Larry Tankersley

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