Athens Review, Athens, Texas

April 8, 2014

Jerry Dean Whitley


The Athens Review

Athens — ATHENS-Services for Jerry Dean Whitley, 51, Athens are scheduled for 2:00 P M Thursday at First Assembly of God Church with Bro. Ken Jones and Bro. Brian Williams officiating.

Burial will follow in Red Hill Cemetery under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

Mr. Whitley passed away Friday, April 4, 2014 in Athens.

He was born August 27, 1962 in Athens to the late Billy Joyce and Betty Jo Jolliff Whitley. Jerry had been a resident of Athens all his life. He graduated from Athens High School in 1980 and was employed by the Texas Department of Corrections 20 years. He attended First Assembly of God Church in Athens and previously attended Arp Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include his wife of seven years Mary Whitley, Athens; brothers Billy Joe Whitley, Athens, Ralph Whitley, Washington, Robert Whitley, Wichita Falls; sisters Paula Flynn, Wichita Falls, Denise Crum, Athens, Ramona Westerhold, Anchorage, Alaska, Peggy Whitley, Wichita Falls; numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Eddie Franks, Ronnie Woods, Robert Whitley, Jessie Kelly, Jesus Ortiz and David Whitley.

Honorary pallbearer will be Porter Kelly.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6-8 P M Wednesday at the funeral home.

You may leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com