Van “Allen” Whitley, 47, of Mt. Gilead passed away on June 8, 2021.

The funeral service was held June 13.

Mr. Whitley was born to the late Craven Jack Whitley and the late Wanda Furr Whitley.

He is survived by his wife: Shannon Kinley Whitley; children: Brittany Alderman of Star, Robbie Pearson of Concord, Lex Pearson of Kannapolis, Heather Pearson, Jordan Whitley, Maci Whitley, Kraylon Whitley and Silas Whitley, all of the home.