Julie Whisnant English
July 2, 1962 to July 31, 2020
Julie Whisnant English, 58, of Morganton died Friday, July 31, 2020. Born in McDowell County, NC on July 2, 1962, she was the daughter of Frank Whisnant and Dorothy Lynn Anderson Whisnant. Julie was a kind, compassionate person who enjoyed caring for others.
A loving mother and friend, she is survived by her parents, Frank and Dorothy Whisnant; children, Brandi Branch and Derek Branch and fiancée, Marisa Fantry; grandchildren, Kirsten Whisnant, Caleb English, Noah Branch, Dalton Woody, and Connor Branch; fiancé, Carl Ritchie; sister, Terri Carlton and wife, Kathy Dobson; niece, Jessica Stewart Piercy; and nephew, Mason Carlton.
Julie was preceded in death by a step-son, Josh English.
A gathering of friends will be held at 5 to 7 p.m., Sunday, August 9, 2020 at Julie’s home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690.
Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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