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Faye (Glasscock) Whitfield

April 19, 1942 ~ February 13, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Faye Whitfield Obituary

Mrs. Faye Glasscock Whitfield of Hurdle Mills, NC went to be with her Lord and Savior on February 13, 2024, at the age of 81.  A devout servant of the Lord, Faye dedicated her life to her faith and sharing the love of Jesus Christ with others. 

She was born April 19, 1942 in Halifax, VA, the daughter of the late George Washington Glasscock and Julia Davis Glasscock.  She graduated from Halifax County High School in South Boston, VA and later received a degree in nursing.   She began her career as an LPN and was in the nursing field for many years.  Later in her career she was also a Purchasing Agent for Crown Crafts located in Roxboro, NC, and was a member of New Life Independent Baptist Church in Hurdle Mills, NC.

Faye was employed at Brookshire Nursing Center located in Hillsborough, NC, in medical records until she retired in 2019.

Survivors include:  Husband Richard Adolphus Whitfield, Sr., daughter, Kimberly Blume (Charles) of Euless, TX, son Kevin Puryear (Joann) of Roxboro, NC, brother, Mark Glasscock (Ann), sisters Violet Moore, Lou Wiseman (Harold), step-children Richard A. Whitfield Jr. (Debbie), Phillip Whitfield (Joyce), Jeffrey Whitfield (Dara) all of Hurdle Mills, NC, grandchildren, Blaise Blume, Rheannon Blume of Texas, Kalyn Sanders (Matt), Taylor Puryear, Jordan Owens (Blake), and Caroline Puryear all of Roxboro, NC,  step-grandchildren, Garrett Whitfield (Anna), Colby Whitfield (Brannsyn), Richard Whitfield III (Erica), Jedd Whitfield, Lyndley Whitfield, great-grandchildren, Leo Sanders, Joules Sanders, step great-grandchildren, Avery Whitfield, Jase Whitfield, Reese Whitfield, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brother Forest Glasscock, brother-in-law, Cecil, and her grandson, Benjamin Puryear.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to her caregiver, Laura Lewis, and the staff at Roxboro Assisted Living. 

Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Saturday, February 17, 2024 at New Life Independent Baptist Church, 6413 Burlington Road, Hurdle Mills, NC and other times at the home.  Funeral services will be conducted immediately following the visitation beginning at 2:00 pm with Pastor Mike Whitt officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to New Life Independent Baptist Church, 6413 Burlington Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541 or Hurdle Mills Volunteer Fire Department at 96 Union Grove Church Road, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541.

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham Road, Roxboro, NC 27573. Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 17, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
New Life Independent Baptist Church
6413 Burlington Road
Hurdle Mills, NC 27541

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 17, 2024

2:00 PM
New Life Independent Baptist Church
6413 Burlington Road
Hurdle Mills, NC 27541

Donations

New Life Independent Baptist Church
6413 Burlington Road, Hurdle Mills NC 27541
Tel: 1-336-599-1938

Hurdle Mills Volunteer Fire Department
96 Union Grove Church Road, Hurdle Mills NC 27541

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