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Ellsworth Foltz Whitaker, 88, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Sunday, October 23, 2011 at VA Hospital in Durham.

A native of Henrietta County, VA., the widower of Darla McComber Whitaker and the son of the late Joseph and Florence Anna Beetlestone Whitaker.  He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church and retired from Waste Industries.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at Corinth Baptist Church.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Surviving are a son, Jerry L. Whitaker of Mountain Home, Arizona, two granddaughters, two grandsons and three great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 7:00 – 8:30 PM Tuesday evening, October 25, 2011 at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.


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