RosaLee Wheeler Whitworth

December 11, 1936 - November 25, 2020 

RosaLee Wheeler Whitworth

December 11, 1936 - November 25, 2020 

Obituary for RosaLee Wheeler Whitworth

RosaLee Wheeler Whitworth, age 83, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

Born on December 11, 1936, in Demorest, she was a daughter of the late D.C. and Cora Lee Vinson Wheeler. Mrs. Whitworth was a winder operator at Habersham Mills. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church and loved her family dearly.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Ellison Whitworth; daughter, Lisa Whitworth Thomas; brothers: Doug Wheeler, Paul Wheeler, and Junior Wheeler; and sister, Blondine Whitmore Tomlin.

Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law, Curtis Whitworth of Atlanta and Cliff and Jessica Whitworth of Toccoa; daughter and son-in-law, Trish and Roy Berliner of Flowery Branch; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; brothers, Bill "Willie D." Wheeler and wife, Elaine of Demorest and Randy Wheeler of Cowpens, SC; and sisters: Linda Sanders of Mt. Airy, Nellaree Ellison of Clarkesville, Dot Hill and husband, Frank of Mt. Airy, and Andrea Catlett of Mt. Airy.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 pm on Monday, November 30, 2020, at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home.

All attending should maintain social distancing and adhere to public health guidelines regarding COVID-19.

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McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

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