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Wanda Turner Whitus

November 19, 1956 — February 3, 2023

Wanda Susan Turner Whitus, 66, of Farmville passed into the arms of her Heavenly Father on

Friday, February 3, 2023. She was born in Martinsville, Virginia on November 19, 1956 to

Raymond Dexter Turner and Ailene Martin Turner.


She was a graduate of George Washington Carver High School in Martinsville and Southside

Virginia Community College in Keysville, Virginia. She was employed at Bassett-Walker in

Martinsville and then Leggett/Belk as a department manager and buyer. After relocating to

Farmville she worked for the Town of Farmville and as Executive Director / President of the

Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce.


Wanda was always outgoing and engaging, especially in promoting Farmville and in service to

others. Her passion was serving in the church and her love for gospel music. As a child, she

joined her father on Sunday mornings in the church bus ministry. She also served as Sunday

school teacher and youth worker. She loved the children. She was a member of Farmville

United Methodist Church.


She is survived by her husband, David Whitus, of Farmville. A special niece, Mandy Fuqua and

her husband, Cliff, of Forest, Virginia. Two great nephews, Dawson and Mason Fuqua. A host of

Aunts, Uncles and Cousins along with many “special” friends.


A visitation will be held on Monday, February 6th at Puckett Funeral Home in Farmville, Virginia

from 5:00 until 7:00 pm with a memorial service at 7:00 pm. A graveside service will be held on

Tuesday, February 7th at 11:00 am in Westview Cemetery, South Main Street, Farmville, Virginia.



Memorial Contributions may be made to Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad, PO Box 87,

Farmville, Virginia 23901 or a charity of your choice.



Puckett Funeral Home of Farmville is serving the family.

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Monday, February 6, 2023

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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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