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Celebrating the life of.... Wesley Norris Whitsett, Sr.

July 18, 1946 - February 27, 2021

Family Gathering: 402 Twain Avenue, High Point, NC

Public Visitation : Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:00 - 12:30 PM

Funeral Service: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 12:30 PM

S. E. Thomas Funeral and Cremation Services

110 Highland Avenue

Thomasville, North Carolina 27360


On February 27, 2021, Wesley Norris Whitsett, Sr. transitioned from this earthly life to life eternal while a patient in High Point Regional Medical Center in High Point, North Carolina.

Wesley earthly journey began on July 18, 1946, in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was born to the late John Wesley Whitsett and the late Annie Mae Batrice Whitsett. He attended the public schools in Greensboro, NC with the class of 1965. In 1968 on July 3, he married the love of his life, Ruby Lewis Whitsett. They were happily married for over 50 years; and to this union two children were gifted; Michelle and Wesley, Jr.

Wesley will be remembered as a kind, loyal man and dedicated man, who was an excellent provider. During his leisure time, he enjoyed fishing, bowling and working around the house. He also enjoyed spending time with friends listening to music. He proudly worked for Top of Mart as maintenance supervisor for over 20 years and the Industry for the Blind as a pen maker.

He was proceeded in death by his parents, his wife, and one brother, John “Boo” Whitsett.

Wesley is survived by his two children, Michelle (James Vaughters) Whitsett of High Point, NC and Wesley N. Whitsett, Jr of Austell, GA, five grand-children: Mark Hairston, Jr., Mikal Hairston, Asia Whitsett, Honour Whitsett and Soul Whitsett, one brother Robert Whitsett of Greensboro, NC and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

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