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May 30, 1928 - November 13, 2020

Service Date: November 18, 2020

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Douglas Best Whitley, Sr. May 30, 1928 – November 13, 2020 Douglas Best Whitley, Sr., 92 of Wilson passed away Friday, November 13, 2020. His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson. The family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon from 1 – 1:45 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Doug is survived by his daughter, Sherri Whitley Jernigan and husband, Brad of Wilson; sons, Gray Kingsley Whitley of Wilson and Douglas B. Whitley, Jr. and wife, Cheri of Greenville; grandchildren, Douglas B. Whitley, III, Charles Whitley, Blythe Whitley, Reagan Jernigan and Olivia Jernigan; great-grandchild, Briar Whitley and his sister, Mary Ella Whitley Barnes of Wilson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Whitley; brothers, Calvin Whitley, William Whitley, Jr., Edward Whitley, Charles Whitley and Wallace Whitley and his long time companion, Jean Hill. Flowers are welcome or please consider memorials in Doug’s memory to www.edfoundationofncnga.org or the www.ncngsof.org. Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.