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Fannie Mae Whitley

September 30, 2022

Mrs. Fannie Mae Whitley, age 75, of the Pan Handle community in Coffee County, passed away tragically on Friday, September 30, 2022.
Graveside services for Mrs. Fannie will be conducted on Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 1 p.m. in the Fredonia cemetery.
She was born in Manchester, to the late Horace Pleasant Crosslin and Daisy Lucinda Ellsworth Crosslin, on March 15, 1947. Fannie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who loved her family and her family farm where she grew up and lived most of her life. She enjoyed playing in the old apple tree on the farm, and it still stands on the hill there today.
Mrs. Fannie was retired from Johnson Control/Vintec in Murfreesboro. In her free time, she loved to quilt and sew, especially for veterans, the children at the St. Jude’s Hospital, and for her family and friends. Mrs. Fannie enjoyed making clothes and Halloween costumes for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening, planting flowers, and feeding the wild birds that she loved to watch.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Fannie is preceded in death by her sister, Sophie Marie Duke. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Jack Augustus Whitley, Sr.; children, Ruth Whitley, Tina Whitley, Jack Whitley, Jr. and his wife, Cindy, and Tom Whitley; grandchildren, Tonya Anderson (Steve), Mark Whitley (Dana), Dustin Whitley, Berlyn Kinese, Alexis Whitley, Adam Whitley, Amy Whitley, Aaliyah Whitley, Helena Kinese, Carson Kinese, and Keanu Whitley; great-grandchildren, Kamden and Bryleigh Anderson, and Alice Whitley; sister, Florentine Wood (William); several extended family members and a host of friends.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Whitley family. Online condolences and memories can be shared at www.manchesterfuneralhome.com