John W. Whatley

February 27, 1965 - September 03, 2021


Obituary For John W. Whatley

With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of John W Whatley on September 3rd. 2021.

The funeral service will be at Shiloh Baptist Church in Gay, GA at 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 11th.

Visitation is from 4-7 pm on Friday, September 10th at the Mortuary.

John Wesley Whatley also known as “Duck” was born February 27, 1965 to
the late Joelynn and Willene Traylor Whatley. He was the fourth of five
He joined St. Paul Holiness Church of Alvaton, Georgia. He attended East
Coweta High School. He worked at Whatley Logging until his health failed him.
His hobbies were working on cars and logging.

He married Salie Kate Mitchell in 2000. To this union three lovely children
were born.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother; aunties Betty McGruder
and Vurla Mae Robinson; uncles Charles Render and John Wesley Whatley.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Salie K. Whatley; his children Marcus
(Dana) Whatley of Newnan, GA, Temeka (Errol) Williams of Grantville, GA,
Nina (Nigel) Bernard of Forest Park, GA, Aimee (Bobby) Hand of LaGrange, GA,
Jessica Whatley of Hogansville, GA, Alicia Mitchell of Gay, GA, and Shajuan
Prather of Hogansville, GA; twenty grandchildren; two sisters, Sandra (Luther)
Alexander of Senoia, GA and Vurlene Jackson of Turin, GA; two brothers,
Joelynn (Sandra) Whatley of Haralson, GA and Stanley Whatley of Gay, GA;
aunts Annie Ruth Dennis of Senoia, GA and Betty Traylor of Newnan, GA;
uncle Joe Louis Whatley of Haralson, GA; two sister-in-laws Shirley Rosser of
Sharpsburg, GA and Jo Ann (Charles) Anderson of Gay, GA; and a host of
nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends; three special friends.






04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Sewell Mortuary
220 Charlie Patterson Rd
Grantville, GA 30220

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Funeral Service

01:00 PM

Shiloh Baptist Church

Gay , GA

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  • Was heart broken when I heard Mr John had passed. Was always a pleasure being around throughout the years. Our deepest condolences to the family.

  • sorry for for your lost

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