Fenton Owen Whiteley

Thursday, July 27, 2006

FENTON OWEN WHITELEY, a resident of Fayetteville, was born April 25, 1909, in Grandview, a son of Monroe and Nora (Pritchard) Whiteley. He died Tuesday, July 18, 2006, in Fayetteville at the age of 97.

Mr. Whiteley worked as a repairman for the railroad, fixing railcars. He was a rock collector. Mr. Whiteley was a veteran, having served with the United States Army during World War II.

He is survived by his brother, L.H. Whiteley, of Berryville; and several nieces and nephews.

He was married to Huby (Ferron) Whiteley for over 50 years. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Monroe and Nora Whiteley; five brothers; and three sisters.

Graveside funeral services were held Saturday, July 22, 2006, at the Grandview Cemetery with Bro. C.W. Warren officiating. Interment followed the service in the Grandview Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.