Leona Mae Whorton, 83 widow of Ervin “Dee” Whorton, of Linden, died at Winchester Medical Center on Sunday, April 17, 2011.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 1p.m. at Sunset View Memorial Gardens, Woodstock by Pastor Dave M. Casto.
Mrs. Whorton was born June 10, 1927 in Augusta County, Virginia, the daughter of the late Russell Taylor and Florence Long Gwin. She was preceded in death by a brother, James Gwin.
She is survived by a daughter, Florence McCarty of Delaplane; a son, Floyd Whorton of Linden; three sisters, Frances Sager of Partlow, Hazel Yew of Woodstock, and Jean Clark of Las Vegas; a brother, Rodney Gwin of Strasburg; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.