Gilbert Lee Whidbee, Jr.

May 15, 1936 ~ November 6, 2019 (age 83)

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In profound sadness, this precious Whidbee family has come to promulgate to all on the passing of their beloved, Gilbert Lee Whidbee, Jr. He transitioned from this life on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at the Waterbrooke Assistant Living in Elizabeth City, NC. 

Life Celebration Services will take place on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church, Elizabeth City, NC with Rev. Dr. Ricky L. Banks, Officiating. Internment will follow in the New Oak Grove Cemetery. Viewing and Visitation will take place at the funeral home on Saturday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of the deceased, 204 Lafayette Avenue, Elizabeth City, NC. 

He leaves to cherish his loving memories: loving wife, Alice Nixon Whidbee of the home; one daughter, Cheryl Jordan (Marvin) of Elizabeth City, NC; three grandchildren, Tashawn Riddick, Sr., (Johnetta) of Shawboro, NC, Aaliyah Whidbee of Charlotte, NC and Saleria Jordan of Elizabeth City, NC; one great-grandson, Tashawn Riddick, Jr., of Shawboro, NC; seven aunts, Elizabeth Boone of Elizabeth City, NC, Beatrice Coleman of Hertford, NC, Mary Jane Carter of Elizabeth City, NC, Elouise Whidbee of Hertford, NC, Eula Martin of Elizabeth City, NC, Essie Davis and Katie Spellman of Hertford, NC; and a host of other relatives and friends. 

Mitchell Funeral Care and Cremations is honored to walk this last mile of the way with the Whidbee family. 

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November 9, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Mitchell Funeral Care and Cremations
609 Hull Drive
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Funeral Service
November 10, 2019

1:30 PM
St. Stephen Misisonary Baptist Church
506 York Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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