Whaley, Elease Age: 90

Passed Away: 2010-12-25

Funeral Home: Ford-Stewart Funeral Home

Elease Whaley Mrs. Elease Whaley, 90, of Jonesboro, passed away Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010. She had a love of church and family. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, for 54 years. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Jackie and Don Wilkinson, of Atlanta; daughter, Bobbie Harris, of Plano, Texas; grandchildren, Luke Wilkinson, of Atlanta, Lea and Merk Harbour, of Plano, Texas, Lynn and Nick Rinehart, of San Marcos, Texas; great-grandchildren, Luke Harbour and Max Harbour. Funeral services will be Thursday, Dec. 30, at 2 p.m., in the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro Chapel, with the Rev. Irvin Pearre officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Dec. 29, from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Interment will be at Jonesboro City Cemetery. Flowers accepted, or donations to: First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, Saints Alive, P.O. Box 773, Jonesboro, Ga., 30237. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc. Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700, www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com.