Stephen Dell Wherley, 78, of Brentwood died Wednesday, August 17, 2022.
Graveside services were held Friday, August 19, at Willow Mount Cemetery in Shelbyville.
Stephen taught thousands of children during his long career in education in the Franklin Special School District. When he wasn’t teaching, he could be found on the family’s Century Farm raising beef cattle and serving the community. He served Williamson County as the 8th District County Commissioner. He was also a member of the Election Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals and Brentwood YMCA Board. Stephen was a member of Berry’s Chapel Church of Christ in Franklin and Fairlane Church of Christ in Shelbyville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Col. Clyde Hart Wherley and Thelma Robinson Wherley.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Joan Logan Wherley; two daughters, Jeannie Marie (Ryan) Print, Jensi Michelle Wherley; and three grandchildren, Pippa, Levi and Lissie Print.
Hillcrest Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.