We just learned of the death today of Gary Wayne Whorton, 69. Our prayers and condolences go out to his family. A funeral service will be held Jan. 16 at 11:00 a.m. at Stonewall United Methodist Church, the Revs. Penny Dollar Farmer and Richard Baldwin officiating. Interment will follow in Concord Memorial Gardens, Florence. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Stonewall United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 183, Stonewall, NC 28583.