Cumberland Times-News

April 25, 2013

LENA E. JEFFERYS [Whiteville, N.C.]

Cumberland Times-News

— WHITEVILLE, N.C. — Lena Eleanor Wampler Jefferys, 91, of Whiteville, N.C., died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Shoreland Healthcare, Whiteville, N.C.

Mrs. Jefferys was the daughter of the late Lawrence Wampler and Sarah Emily Blubaugh Wampler. Mrs. Jefferys was also preceded in death by her husband, Roy E. Jefferys; sisters, Alice C. Wampler McKinley, Anna A. Wampler Lavin, Helen L. Wampler Scott, Bessie Mae Wampler Winters, Sarah J. Wampler and Emily Wampler King and brothers William Everett Wampler, John Elias Wampler and Harry T. Wampler.

Survivors include a son, Edward Keith Jefferys and wife Doris, of Whiteville, N.C.; grandchildren, Lisa and Brian Jefferys; great-grandchildren, Olivia and Aydan, of Morganton, N.C. and step grandchildren Matthew and Nathan Gore, of Whiteville, N.C.

Mrs. Jefferys was formerly employed with Gehaufs Restaurant, The Darling Shop, Cumberland, Sears Roebuck and the Celanese Cafeteria. She retired from Bartons Restaurant in 1996.

Graveside services will be held Friday, April 26, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Rest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Cumberland, 1128 Cash Valley Road NW, Cumberland, with Rev. George Harbolt officiating.