Mrs. Mary Lou Whaley age 84, of East Ridge, TN, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021.
Mrs. Whaley was born in South Pittsburgh, TN, on June 1, 1937, the daughter of the late Mary Leola Medley Rector. She retired as the East Ridge Court Clerk after many years of service. She enjoyed softball, bowling, and camping. In addition to her mother, Mrs. Whaley was preceded in death by a son, Michael “Mike” Whaley; sister, Barbara Walker; and a brother, Harold Rector.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Whaley, to whom she was married on December 15, 1953; three children, Sandy Whaley, Terry Whaley (Connie), and Pam Cox (Mike); six grandchildren, Christopher Whitaker, Shane Whaley, Candra Thompson, Jamie Gaines, Jessica Walker, and Hannah Velasquez; thirteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Virginia Cooper. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
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