Mason Whitworth

Born: Tue., Oct. 18, 1938
Died: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018

Funeral Service

Wed., Jan. 02, 2019
Location: Riverview Baptist Church


10:00 AM to 10:45 AM, Wed., Jan. 02, 2019
Location: Riverview Baptist Church

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Mason Whitworth, 80, died December 27, 2018 at his home in Lincolnton, NC.  He was born in Cleveland County, son of the late J.B. and Susie Barrett Whitworth.  He was preceded in death by brother J. L. Whitworth and sister Annie Cash.


He was a member of River View Baptist Church for 30 years, where he served on the Grounds Committee and Hospitality Committee.  He worked as a foreman at Cherryville Nursery for 18 years and installed Heating and Air until he retired at age 70.  He faithfully helped his wife at the Lincolnton and Gastonia Farmers Market for 37 years.  


Survivors include his wife of forty three years, Debbie; daughters DeEdrah Gantt and husband Christopher of Cherryville, NC and Sescille Whitworth of Morganton, NC;  three grandsons, Isssac Hollinghead, Joshua Hollinghead, and Mason Gant,  four granddaughters, Faith Hollinghead, Grace Gantt, Hope Hollinghead, and Ella Gantt; one brother Russell Whitworth of Cherryville, NC;  and one sister Willie Mayhue of Cherryville, NC.


Funeral services will be conducted by the Reverend Ricky Brown at 11am Wednesday, January 2nd at River View Baptist Church in Lincolnton.  The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00am until 10:45am.  Burial will be in the church cemetery following the funeral service.  


Memorials maybe made to River View Baptist Church,  2230 River View Road, Lincolnton, NC 28092.


E. F. Drum Funeral Home is serving the Whitworth family. 

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