Barbara Westbrook Whatley

Published 8:32 pm Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Funeral services for Barbara Westbrook Whatley, of Wesson, are Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. at Sylvarena Baptist Church with burial at the church cemetery. Riverwood Family Funeral Service in Brookhaven is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation will be today, Oct. 25, 2018, from 5 until 8 p.m. at the church and will continue Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, from 1 p.m. until time of service at the church.

Mrs. Whatley, 66, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at University od Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. She was born Jan. 19, 1952, to Richard Alton Westbrook Sr. and Cleo McKnight Westbrook. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking for her family and meeting their every need. She took great pleasure attending church services at Sylvarena Baptist Church where she was a faithful member. She will be dearly missed by all who loved her.

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She is preceded in death by her husband, John Gilbert Whatley; and her parents.

Survivors are her son, John Richard Whatley (Victoria); daughters, Virginia Peden and Sharon Waltman (Rob); brother, Richard Alton Westbrook Jr. (Pat); sister, June Westbrook Patterson (Michael); five grandchildren, Dylan, Tyler, Zoie, Karley and John Randy; along with a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family members and friends.

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