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Betty Deese Whitley, 84, of Simpsonville, wife of the late Norris Whitley, died Sunday, September 24, 2017.
Born in Cottonville, NC, she was a daughter of the late Fred and Fodie Deese.
Betty retired from B& D in Sumter, SC. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and spending time with her loving family. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include one son, Terry O. Whitley; three daughters, Sonja Holder, Tonja Ferguson, and Linda Hunt; two brothers, Reece Deese and Bobby Deese; thirteen grandchildren; and twenty-four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one grandchild, Jonnie Holder; one great grandchild, Drew Dugar; two brothers, Stacy Deese and Tony Deese; and one sister, Kathleen Deese Kimrey.
A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 28, 2017, in M. J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery in Anderson.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 301 University Ridge, Suite 5850, Greenville, SC 29601.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.thomasmcafee.com.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast Chapel
Published on September 25, 2017
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