Madge Elizabeth Thomas Whitesell, age 86, of Pinehurst, NC; passed on June 7, 2019 at Hospice House in Pinehurst, NC. 

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  

Libby Whitesell was born August 12, 1932 in Pinehurst, NC; to the late Clarence W Thomas and Madge E Lawrence Thomas. Libby attended and graduated from Pinehurst High School and attended Woman’s College of UNC.  She was an avid gardener, reader, lover of children, animals and singing.  She was known for her beautiful voice and sang in the choir of Pinehurst Community Church most of her life.

Libby Whitesell  is survived by,  Children, Thomas Whitesell (Susan) Jane Liddell (Bob) and Hank Whitesell .  Grandchildren Joshua Liddell, Jacob Liddell and Jeffrey Whitesell

Also in laws, Kenneth Whitesell (Deelie), Linda Upole (Larry), Mary Frances Mills, Fred Whitesell (Linda Blue), Leslie Taylor Whitesell, and Martha Thomas.  Also numerous nieces and nephews.

Libby Whitesell was preceded in death by husband, Delis H Whitesell, Jr., brother, Whit Thomas and nephew Carl Thomas.  In laws Vernon Whitesell (Marjorie), Mark Whitesell (Rosemary), Leonard Whitesell (Eloise), Max Whitesell (Hannah), Fern Bunch (Buddy), David Whitesell, Chuck Mills.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in memory of Libby Whitesell to the Cancer Society or St Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

On line condolences may be made to

Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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