(ROANOKE) The funeral for Celia Ann Whaley, 86, of Roanoke will be Friday, April 23, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Tim Whaley officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday.

Mrs. Whaley passed away Tuesday, April 20, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

A Roanoke native, Mrs. Whaley was born on December 6, 1934, the daughter of James Welcome and Ruby Lee Burgess Cosper. She was a member of Cornerstone Church and was a homemaker.

Survivors include her daughter, Vicki Jean Young of Opelika; two sons, Felix Charles Whaley and James Ronald Whaley, both of Roanoke; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mrs. Whaley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hope Whaley; and son-in-law, Steve Young.

Pallbearers will be Rob Whaley, Russ Whaley, Nick Whaley, Anthony Gosdin, Bobby Kirby and Rich Whaley.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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