Charles "Jett" Edward Whitmire's Obituary - Brevard, NC | Ever Loved


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Charles Edward Whitmire, Jr. (Jett), passed away on August 7, 2022 in Hospice Care in Asheville, North Carolina.  He was the husband of Nannie Jane Whitmire (Nan) of 61 Jordan Lane, Brevard, N.C. with who he shared 61 years of marriage.  Charles was born in Brevard, N.C., he was the son of the late Charlie E. Whitmire, Sr. and Albertha (Bertha) Sharp Whitmire.  Charles worked for P.H. Glathfelter  and later retired from Olin/Ecusta.   He was a member of the Bethel "A" Baptist Church of 290 Oakdale Street, Brevard, N.C. Pastor: Rev. Dr. Pamela C. Holder.  Among many organizations Charles participated in, he was honored as the Youth Football Coach having served for 35 years,  A member of the T.C.I.O. (Transylvania Citizens Improvement Organization, Singer for a benefit of the Rise and Shine Program at the Brevard Music Center, Singer for a benefit of the Rosenwald Alumni Association but one of his most prized singing engagements was at Bethel "A" Baptist Church where he got to sing one of his favorite songs: "I know the Lord will make a way somehow".

In addition to his wife, Charles is survived by his sister, Ella W. Jones and brother, Johnny Mack Whitmire; two daughters, Jini Whitmire-Onderdonk, Janice Foster 3 stepsons:  Lester R. Baker, Boyce Baker, David Baker, 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, a host of neices and nephews and other relatives and friends.  Funeral services will be held at Bethel "A" Baptist church, Saturday, August 20, 2022  at 1:00 p.m., viewing will be from 12:00-12:50pm.

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Charles "Jett" Whitmire