Pamela Goodnight Whitley, 66, of Albemarle passed away Friday, November 1st, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. The funeral will be Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 4:00PM at Lakeview Baptist Church officiated by Rev. Hal Bilbo and Rev. Terry Seamon. The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00PM prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Oakboro, NC.
Pamela was born on August 4th, 1953 in Rowan County, North Carolina to the late James Patterson Goodnight and Sadie Brooks Goodnight. She graduated from South Rowan High school. She was employed by Normans Drapery in Salisbury, NC and Wachovia Bank in Winston Salem, NC after which she became a Home Educator for over 20 years. Pamela was a beloved member of Lakeview Baptist Church where she was devoted wife to Pastor Tab Whitley and his ministry for 25 years. During that time she served as Pianist, Choir Director and Sunday School Teacher.
Pamela is survived by her husband Tab Whitley of the home, children; Blake Peery (Jonathan), Katherine Swaringen (Clinton), Cassandra Whitley, and Luke Whitley, grandchildren; Cara and Olivia Peery, Dalton and Grayson Swaringen, brothers; Bruce Goodnight (Rose Marie), Talmadge Goodnight (Brenda), Nelson Goodnight (Jackie). She is preceded in death by a brother Donnie Goodnight (Pat).
The family would like to thank Hospice of Stanly County for their care during Pam’s illness.
Memorials may be made to Lakeview Baptist Church 32496 Pennington Road- Albemarle, NC 28001.
Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle is serving the Whitley family.