Obituaries
& Tributes

828-286-2304
Immediate Need

Pre-Arrange
Your Funeral

Contact Us

Site
Search

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Wayne Whitener can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for Wayne Whitener

Wayne  Whitener
Wayne Howard Whitener 74, of Forest City passed away at his home on January 24, 2018. Wayne worked in the used cars business and was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. Wayne was preceded in death by his parents Samuel Leroy Whitener and Vernie Sue Pritchard Whitener a sister Martha Ann Flores, a brother Ronnie Whitener and a grandson Mason Whitener. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 52 years, Sylvia; sons, Brian Whitener (Sherry) of Rutherfordton, Brad Whitener (Melony) of Forest City, Grandsons Michael Whitener, Matthew Whitener, Chris Whitener, Kiefer Whitener, Stuart Whitener, Cameron Whitener, Luke Ross and Granddaughter, Laura Jackson and Harley Russell of Florida. Wayne was a loving husband, father and grandfather always putting his family first. Wayne was a hero to his family. Services will be private and held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Building Fund, 2674 Hudlow Road, Forest City, NC 28043 or Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 374 Hudlow Road, Forest City, NC 28043. Crowe’s Mortuary is assisting the family of Wayne Whitener. Online condolences may be made at www.crowemortuary.com.
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos
Book of Memories

Join Us Online

Proudly Serving the Communities of Rutherfordton, Spindale, Forest City, Lake Lure, Bostic, Ellenboro, Cliffside, Henreitta, Caroleen, Harris, Chimney Rock, Bill's Creek, Mill Spring, Columbus, Tryon, Gilkey, TIEC, Tri-city, Marion, and Shelby
828-286-2304 Crowes Mortuary and Crematory | 118 College Avenue | Rutherfordton, NC 28139 | Fax: 828-286-2305 | Email: services@crowemortuary.com 828-286-2304 Crowes Mortuary and Crematory | 118 College Avenue | Rutherfordton, NC 28139 | Fax: 828-286-2305 | Email: services@crowemortuary.com 828-286-2304 Crowes Mortuary and Crematory | 118 College Avenue | Rutherfordton, NC 28139 | Fax: 828-286-2305 | Email: services@crowemortuary.com 828-286-2304 Crowes Mortuary and Crematory | 118 College Avenue | Rutherfordton, NC 28139 | Fax: 828-286-2305 | Email: services@crowemortuary.com 828-286-2304 Crowes Mortuary and Crematory | 118 College Avenue | Rutherfordton, NC 28139 | Fax: 828-286-2305 | Email: services@crowemortuary.com