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Carlos Radell Whitley

Services for Carlos Radell Whitley, of Bogue Chitto, are 11 a.m.Wednesday, July 30, at New Morning Star Baptist Church in Ferriday,La., with burial in Natchez National Cemetery. Marshall FuneralHome in Brookhaven is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Collin’sTemple Church of God in Christ in Bogue Chitto with family presentfrom 7 until 9 p.m. at New Morning Star Baptist Church, andWednesday from 9 until 11 a.m. at New Morning Star BaptistChurch.

Mr. Whitley, 42, died July 23, 2008, in the Bogue Chitto area.He was born in Ferriday on Nov. 30, 1965, to Willie Morris Whitleyand Verna Whitley-Batiste.

He was a graduate of Ferriday High School and attended NortheastLouisiana University where he received a Bachelor of Arts incriminal justice. He worked in a family-owned logging company.

Preceding him in death were his father, a brother, Carlton R.Whitley; his grandparents, the Rev. Cornelius Ross and Alice Wadeand Sandy Whitley Sr. and Dorothy Whitley.

Survivors are his mother; his wife, Dorothy Heckard Whitley; hisdaughters, Cheterrica Whitley, Caitlyn Whitley, Kaylin Heckard andKa Sheya Heckard; his three sisters; his two brothers; and a hostof aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.