RosaLee Whitworth

RosaLee Wheeler Whitworth

Friday, December 11th, 1936 - Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
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RosaLee Wheeler Whitworth, age 83, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

Born on December 11, 1936, in Demorest, she was a daughter of the late D.C. and Cora Lee Vinson Wheeler. Mrs. Whitworth was a winder operator at Habersham Mills. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church and loved her family dearly.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Ellison Whitworth; daughter, Lisa Whitworth Thomas; brothers: Doug Wheeler, Paul Wheeler, and Junior Wheeler; and sister, Blondine Whitmore Tomlin.

Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law, Curtis Whitworth of Atlanta and Cliff and Jessica Whitworth of Toccoa; daughter and son-in-law, Trish and Roy Berliner of Flowery Branch; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; brothers, Bill "Willie D." Wheeler and wife, Elaine of Demorest and Randy Wheeler of Cowpens, SC; and sisters: Linda Sanders of Mt. Airy, Nellaree Ellison of Clarkesville, Dot Hill and husband, Frank of Mt. Airy, and Andrea Catlett of Mt. Airy.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 pm on Monday, November 30, 2020, at McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home.

All attending should maintain social distancing and adhere to public health guidelines regarding COVID-19.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.
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    Monday, November 30th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Monday, November 30th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
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Keith Wheeler

Posted at 08:29am
My prayers go out to Curtis, Cliff, Trish and all the grandkids and great grandkids. Your mother was a great person. I wish I could have been there to say goodbye to her. I thought the world of her.


Posted at 03:07pm
Sorry for your loss she was a beautiful lady


Posted at 11:57am
I will always love and admire this woman


Posted at 11:57am
Going to miss her , she was an amazing , funny, beautiful woman

Ronnie Smith

Posted at 02:03pm
So sorry to hear about Rosa Lee. We love all of you and you are in our prayers and thoughts

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