C.W. Whiteley of Berryville, Arkansas was born June 13, 1938 in Berryville to Jack and Nola (Beckham) Whiteley. C.W. passed away May 22, 2021 in Berryville at the age of 82.
C.W. took over Check's Café in 1978 from his father, Jack. The café closed in 1997. The Whiteley family had operated Check's Café for 85 years. After the café closed, C.W. owned and operated 1913 Antiques in Berryville. C.W. also was involved in many fundraisers, bringing back the Checksburger. C.W. was an avid Razorback fan all of his life.
On July 10, 1958 C.W. was united in marriage to Twila (Hargis) Whiteley who survives him of the home. He is also survived by his daughter Tanya Mason of Houston, Texas; along with several nieces, nephews, several cousins, and many friends.
C.W. is preceded in death by his parents, grandson Charles Gunner Mason.
Memorial services will be 10:00 am, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery, Pastor Keith Butler officiating. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Shop, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105, American Cancer Society Foundation, c/o Anstaff Bank, Attn: Tiffany Ball, PO Box 272, Berryville, AR, 72616 or Carroll & Maddison Library Foundation, C/o Berryville or Green Forest, PO Box 746, Green Forest, AR 72638. Arrangements under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.