Owen Chase Whitley celebrated his third birthday on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the East Rockingham Senior Center.
Jake and the Pirate was the party theme. Everyone enjoyed hot dogs with all the fixings, chips, a pirate ship cake and ice cream. The children were given Jake and the Pirate treat bags at the end of the party. There were approximately 40 friends and family members who shared in this special occasion.
Owen is the son of Jamie Whitley and Debbie Griffin of Rockingham. He is the grandson of Wayne and Jackie Whitley of Rockingham, Dorothy Griffin of Hamlet, and Kenny Griffin of Rockingham. Owen is also the great grandson of William and Clementine Whitley of Rockingham, Keith and Flora Brown and the late Hazel Brown of Hamlet, and Murray and Marie Griffin of Hamlet. He is the great-great grandson of Ruby Whitley of Rockingham.