Annie (Whitener) Lapish

July 16, 1927 ~ December 25, 2019 (age 92)


Mrs. Annie Whitener Lapish, 92, of Troutman, passed away, Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at Autumn Care of Statesville.

Mrs. Lapish was born July 16, 1927 in Troutman, NC and was the daughter of the late Sidney Otha Whitener, Sr. and Maggie Lillian Brantley Whitener. She was a graduate of Troutman High School and on June 29, 1946, she married the late Grant Andrew Lapish, who passed away, August 26, 2001. She previously worked for Troutman Shirt Company and Parker Hannifan, was an active member of First United Methodist Church of Troutman and was a volunteer Pink Lady at Iredell Memorial Hospital.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Lapish was preceded in death by three brothers, Willis Whitener, Harry R. Whitener, Sr., Sidney O. Whitener, Jr.; three sisters, Barbara W. Freeze, Joyce W. Eaton, Sara W. Hartline and one niece, Pam.

She is survived by 15 nieces and nephews, Linda, Janice, David, Randy, Barbara, Michael, Steve, Jeff, Rick, Luellen, Tim, Patty, Cindy, Lee, Joe and numerous great nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held 11:00am Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Iredell Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Funeral services will be held 12:00pm Saturday at First United Church of Troutman with Rev. Jeff Hamrick officiating. The family will visit with friends following the service.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Troutman and online condolences may be made to the family at

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Graveside Service
December 28, 2019

11:00 AM
Iredell Memorial Gardens
2304 Shelton Ave.
Statesville, NC 28677

Funeral Service
December 28, 2019

12:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Troutman
PO Box 717
Troutman, NC 28166


First United Methodist Church
PO Box 717, Troutman NC 28166

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