2009-07-30 / Obituaries

Michael Scott Whiteley

September 9, 1939 - July 26, 2009

Michael Scott Whiteley was born on September 9, 1939 in Cameron. He was one of five children born to the union of Otto C. Whiteley and Emma Lorenz Whiteley.

Michael lived his entire life in the Mt. Zion Community and on June 22, 1962 he and Alice Mae Denman were married in the Mt Zion Baptist Church. He worked for Alcoa Operations in Rockdale from 1963 until 1972. He was a lifelong rancher/farmer/ agriculturist and in November of 1999 opened the Whiteley Farm Supply in Rockdale.

Michael died Sunday, July 26, 2009 in the Scott and White Hospital in Temple at the age of 69 years. He was preceded in death by two daughters:Sandra Jeanette Whiteley and Vicki Whiteley Hobbs.

Survivors include wife of 47 years, Alice Whiteley of Mt. Zion Community :Son, Jeffrey Whiteley and wife Monica of Hanover; Granddaughter, Maelynn Hobbs and her father Billy Hobbs: Brothers, Clifford Whiteley and wife Diane of Cameron and Calvin Whiteley and wife Dianne of Milano; and Sisters, Patricia McKee and husband Gene of Rockdale and Diana Sousares and husband Jimmy of College Station

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale, with Rev. Luther Shelander and Rev. Charles Denman officiating. Interment will follow in the Minerva Cemetery.

Those desiring memorials please do so to the Minerva Cemetery Assoc. c/o Eudie Hembrough 405 San Jacinto, Rockdale, Texas 76567

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