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Dawn E. Whaley

Born December 12, 1965

Dawn E. Whaley, age 49, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Saturday, January 31, 2015.

Born in Wilmington, DE on December 12, 1965, Dawn was a daughter of the late David Whaley and Doris J. Byrd Whaley. She devoted her life to caring for her family and was a talented homemaker.

Outgoing and charismatic, Dawn adored spending time with her friends. She loved dancing and singing and enjoyed visiting local restaurants. Dawn will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her son, Bobby R. Pitts; daughters, Mandi and Marlena Woodard; maternal grandmother, Leathia Wiley, with whom she lived; brother, Charlie Crank; sisters, Shannan Whaley, Michelle Crank, Karen Hall (John) and Teri Ann Stevens (Shawn); 7 nieces, Jordan, Casey, Kalyn, Brooke, Amber, Brittany and Sloan; 3 nephews, J.L., Mason and Samuelle; and her faithful canine companion, Sheldon.

A celebration of life will be held 6:30 pm on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at the Faith City Family Church, 179 Stanton Christiana Road, Newark, DE. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dawn Whaley Memorial Fund, in care of Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720.

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  • We are all very blessed to have met you. We’ll miss you dearly. Love….Shawn, Teri Ann, Brooke, Amber, Brittany and Samuelle.

  • Dawn,Will be missed by many of us ,she was a great woman with so much talent,and a beautiful personality she could always make you smile.she was a inspiration to many who once walked in the same path as dawn chose,many of us overcame our stumbling blocks with the help of dawn,dawn has now gone to rest with the angels.R.I.p. gone but not forgotten

  • May the God of all comfort be with Dawn’s family during this very difficult time. May you find hope and comfort in the promise made at John 5:28,29.

  • To the Family of Dawn E. Whaley,
    So sorry to learn about the loss of your Dear Loved One, Dawn. Please know that so many people share your grief with you to help you through this difficult time of sorrow. Please accept my deepest condolences as we await the time when Christ Jesus will awaken all of those who have fallen asleep in death; including your Beloved, Dawn. (John 11:41-44)

  • Glad I got to meet and spend time with her when she lived here when y’all were kids. Sorry a good person is gone

  • Shannon,
    I know words can’t heal the pain you are feeling but keep the great memories in your heart forever.. I am sending you strength and prayers to you and your family at this difficult time.