Minnie Irene Whitmire

Irene Whitmire, 98, of Fountain Inn, widow of H.B. Whitmire, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, August 2, 2019.

Born in Elberton, GA, she was a daughter of the late Jesse & Sally Partridge. Mrs. Whitmire was a long-time member of Crestview Baptist Church.

She is survived by her children, David Whitmire (Myra), Jerry Whitmire, and June Studstill; five grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Billy Whitmire; one daughter, Joyce Smith (Rufus); one son-in-law, L.D. Studstill; one daughter-in-law, Jeri Mae Whitmire; two grandchildren, one brother, and four sisters.

A Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the Cannon Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Cannon Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends starting at 12:30 PM prior to the service.

Condolences to the family of Minnie Irene Whitmire

  • Ray Brown
    3 weeks ago

    To the Whitmire family, I am so sorry to hear that Miss Irene, had passed away. I have know her all of my life,as well as the rest of the Whitmire family. I have lots of memories growing up on the Woodside Mille village. Miss Irene had a long and good life. I know all that knew her will have fond memories as well. May God make smooth the path before you all , in the trying times ahead. David, Jerry, and June my heartfelt sympathy goes out to each of you.
    a long time friend. Ray Brown

    • Ray, it was so good to see you but not under the circumstances. Thank you for remembering Mama and for the sweet note you wrote.

  • Vickie Warner
    3 weeks ago

    Our prayers and thoughts to all the family. May she now rest in the arms of angels.
    Wayne and Vickie Warner

  • Judy Nolin
    3 weeks ago

    Heaven got a new Angel. Prayers for comfort to her family. God Bless

  • Frank Hausner
    3 weeks ago

    Dear Jerry,

    DeDe and I were so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. We are keeping you, Sherry and Robbie in our prayers and thoughts for peace and comfort, that God may hold you in the palm of his hand during this difficult time
    We love you Jerry,

    Your longtime neighbors,
    Frank & DeDe Hausner

  • Diane Ledoux 103 Whatley Dr Greenwood SC 29649
    3 weeks ago

    So sorry for your loss of Aunt Irene. She has always been such a precious, sweet lady. My Dad, her brother, Calvin Partridge always had a special love for Aunt Irene. I remember visiting you all when Uncle Bee was living and seeing all of you years ago. Our prayers are with you and your family. Know there is a special reunion in Heaven now with Aunt Irene and all those who knew and loved her. Diane Ledoux

    • Thank you Diane. I would love to see you. Sorry I didn’t get your message from Juanita until after the funeral. Thank you for the sweet note you wrote about Mama. She was a very sweet and kind lady.
      I will miss her but I know she is in a better place.

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