Ruth Evelyn Whaley

Dec. 20, 2012 @ 11:57 PM

Ruth Evelyn Whaley, age 85 of Newport, TN (formerly of Sevierville), passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2012. She attended McMahan Missionary Baptist Church in Sevierville for over 30 years. She enjoyed quilting, cooking, spending time with loved ones, and playing softball in her early years.

She is preceded in death by her husband James William Whaley; granddaughter, Robin Renee Martin; 3 brothers and 4 sisters.

Survivors include: daughter, Carolyn Martin; grandchildren, Taffy Darlene Martin-Marbury and husband Mark Marbury, Terry Lynn Martin; great-grandchildren, Cheyenne Autumn Marbury, Carrady Azelle Marbury, Alex Martin, and Aiden Martin; brother, Roy C. Parrott; special friends, Agnes Metcalf and Helen Seals.

The family will receive friends5-7 p.m. Friday with funeral service to follow at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home. Rev. Eddie Seals officiating. Family and friends will meet 1 p.m. Saturday at Walnut Grove Cemetery for interment. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.