First Posted: 11/27/2009

MOUNT AIRY Mr. Cecil Whitey Gwynn, 65, of Mount Airy, passed away Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Mr. Gwynn was born in Carroll County, Va., on May 25, 1944, to the late Elsie Gwynn. Mr. Gwynn was a retired truck driver. Mr. Gwynn is survived by his wife, Ida Mae Haynes Gwyn; one daughter, Betty Jean Gwyn of Mount Airy; one son, James Cecil Gwynn of Mount Airy; and four grandchildren, Cindy Dawn Gwyn, Christopher Lee Gwyn, James Cecil Gwyn and Austin Lee Gwyn. In addition to his mother, Mr. Gwynn was preceded in death by a son, Ronald Lee Gwyn. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009, at 2 p.m. at the Oak Grove Baptist Church with services conducted by the Rev. Ed Bowman with burial to follow in the McMillian-Haynes Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy. Online condolences may be made at

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