Mr. Willie Edward Whatley, age 53, who resided at 154 Bradley Cir. in Barnesville, passed away on Saturday, April 6 at his residence.Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 13, at 1 p.m. at the Fellowship Baptist Church. Rev. Roy Felts Jr. is pastor and Rev. Otha J. Reeves will be the eulogist.Bentley’s Funeral Home of Barnesville is in charge of all professional services.Mr. Whatley is survived by his wife, Patricia Jones Whatley of Barnesville; mother, Daisy L. Thornton of Thomaston; two children, Courtney E. Whatley of Forsyth, Ga., and Dejuan Whatley of Barnesville, Ga.; sisters and brothers, Melba Collier (Robert) of Thomaston, Charlie Beach (Christeen) of Hinesville, Ga., Gerald Beach (Charlene) and Bertha Harden (Ronnie) of Barnesville, Cynthia McDowell (Kenny), Anita Barkley (Harry) and Raymond Whatley, all of Griffin, Anthony Whatley (Heidi) of Stone Mountain, Florine Pernell and Gina Whatley of Philadelphia, Penn., and Willie Lee Whatley of Fort Pierce, Fla.; sisters and brothers-in-law: Martha Marshall (Willie), Randy Jones, Johnny Jones (Vanessa), Patrick Jones, Anthony Jones (Juanita) and Teresa Jones; and a host of other relatives and friends who will miss him dearly.