Welcome to the memorial page for

Jeannette (Harris) Whiteman

October 3, 1940 ~ April 22, 2017 (age 76)

Jeannette Harris Whiteman, 76 of Sanford passed away Saturday April 22, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Tuesday at First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Buffalo Cemetery.


Mrs. Whiteman was born in Ayden, NC, daughter of the late Lyman Earl Harris and Mary Edna Humphrey Harris. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church and retired from the Chatham County Schools. Jeannette loved and treasured time spent with her family.


Mrs. Whiteman is survived by her husband, William “Bill” Whiteman; daughters, Lynette Allen of Sanford, and Joelle Cooper (Paul) of Sanford; son, Mark Whiteman (Katherine) of Sanford; grandchildren, Matthew Wicker, Will Cooper, Meredith Cooper, Levi Whiteman, and Emma Whiteman; sister, Elaine Hardin of Cape Carteret; brother, Tony Harris of Ayden; and her Dachshund, Abby.


The family will receive friends starting at 12:30pm Tuesday in the Parlor at First Baptist Church.


Memorial contributions can be made to FirstHealth Hospice, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374

Charitable donations may be made to:

FirstHealth Hospice Foundation
150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst NC 28374

 Service Information

April 25, 2017

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Church Parlor
2916 Wicker Street
Sanford, NC 27330

Funeral Service
April 25, 2017

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church
202 Summit Dr
Sanford, NC 27330

April 25, 2017

2:45 PM
Buffalo Cemetery
1333 Carthage St
Sanford, NC 27330

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