BARBARA FAYE (NORRIS) WHATLEY, age 64 of Jemison, passed away on July 14, 2021 at UAB Palliative Care in Birmingham, AL. She was born in Japan on January 12, 1957; the daughter of the late Eli Norris and the late Mitsuko Rikitake Norris.
She was a former bookkeeper.
She is survived by: Son, Jason (Paris) Childress of Wilsonville; Daughter, Stephanie Davenport of Jemison; Daughter, Jennifer (Jason) Freeman of Jemison; 8 Grandchildren; 2 Great Grandchildren; Brother, Larry Norris of Verbena; and the Father of Her Children, Donald Childress.
She is preceded in death by: Husband, Harvest Whatley; Grandchildren, Emily and Alex Childress; Son-in-Law, Charles Davenport; and Parents, Eli and Mitsuko Norris.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 2:00pm from the South Shelby Baptist Church with Rev. David Warren and Rev. Derek Deavers officiating.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Burial will follow in the Martin Memorial Cemetery in Clanton, AL.
The family request no flowers, please make a donation to the funeral expenses at the funeral home or via the funeral home website.
Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.
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