Maurice Thompson Whitfield “Pop”
Maurice Thompson Whitfield “Pop”, 97, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020 at his home.
A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late Hugh Lyon Whitfield and Zela Tingen Whitfield. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Creedmoor and was a retired supervisor with Lee Dye in Butner. Mr. Whitfield proudly served his Country as an Airplane Maintenance Technician with the United States Army.
A private Graveside Service will be conducted at 11:00 AM Tuesday, March 24, 2020 in Carolina Memorial Gardens by Rev. David Richardson.
Surviving are three sons, Randy M. Whitfield (Martha) of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, John E. Whitfield (Jean) of Oxford, Jeff V. Whitfield (Sandy) of Creedmoor; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Edwards Whitfield.