Let the memory of Rita be with us forever
  • 80 years old
  • Born on June 5, 1937 .
  • Passed away on January 7, 2018 .


Rita Holden Whitt, 80, a longtime resident of Creedmoor passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro.

A native of Wake Forest, she was the daughter of the late Hurbert Holden and Mary Baxter Holden. Rita was a member of North Ridge Chapel in Raleigh and worked at CCB in Creedmoor for over thirty years.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in the Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Creedmoor by Preacher Johnny Gordon. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens.

Surviving are a daughter, Jeannie Whitt Ferrell (Greg) of Durham; two sons, Dale Whitt of Oxford and Ricky Whitt (Jana) of Rougemont; a sister, Carolyn Odham of Wake Forest; three granddaughers, Andrea Walker, Jade Whitt, Casey Whitt and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Landon Whitt and daughter- in- law, Lynnette “Sissy” Whitt.

Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service from 12:30 – 2:00 P.M Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times at the home.

Posted by Nancy Hunike on 10th January 2018
So, so sorry to hear this news. My prayers go out to the family. May you find peace in the memories life has provided. Your mom was a wonderful lady and I enjoyed bumping into her here and there and her updating me on how everyone was doing....God has a plan for us all! Warm regards, Nancy Shearin Hunike and family
Posted by Tony Mcfalls on 10th January 2018
Jennie, Ricky and Dale so sorry for the loss of your Mom, she was a wonderful person I always thought a lot of her and your Dad. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this most difficult time. Always Tony
Posted by Jackie Ladd on 10th January 2018
Praying for the family. Rita was a dear Christian, loved having her and a friend at my place at the beach. Also, eating lunch with her after Bible studies. Psalms 116:15
Posted by Charles Holden on 9th January 2018
Dale, Ricky & Jeannie, So sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Heaven has gained another beautiful angel. You guys will be in my thoughts and prayers during your time of mourning. Charles & Tiffany Holden
Posted by Debra Kiser on 9th January 2018
I am so sorry to hear about your Mother. She was a good person. When I think of Creedmoor, your family always comes to my mind. She will be missed by many. Love, Debbie Mangum Kiser
Posted by Deborah Keith on 9th January 2018
So sorry to hear about Rita, but she is no longer suffering. May you'll have peace with all the years and memories you have of her. Rita was a beautiful lady inside and out. I enjoyed working with her at CCB. God Bless each of you. Love Deborah Keith

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