Conner Holden Whitener


Mr. Conner Holden Whitener, 23, of Rydal, Georgia, departed this life on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in Cartersville, Georgia. He was born February 23, 1995 in Cartersville, GA. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Earnest Whitener, brother, Shane Thompson. He was a 2013 graduate of Calhoun High School. He loved music, drawing and glass carving. He was a kindhearted person who loved his friends and family. 

He is survived by his mother, Mandy Jones of Euharlee, GA; father, Larry Whitener of Cartersville, GA; grandparents, Henry and Sally Jones of Rydal, Georgia; Flonnie Whitener of Cartersville, GA; stepfather, Scotty Thompson Sr. of Calhoun, GA; sister, Emily Evans of Rydal, GA; brothers, Brandon Charbonneau of Sutallee, GA, Scotty Thompson Jr. of Calhoun, GA; several aunts, uncles, cousins.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday November 6, 2018. The family will have a celebration of life service at a later date.    

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Arrangements and Conner’s surviving family will be announced by Ponders Fairmount Chapel and Ponders Dalton Crematory, 2566 Hwy 411, Fairmount, Georgia.  706-337-3784.