Joann Wheeler Murphy Whitley, 80, of Bath Springs, Tenn., passed away Sunday, Sept. 13 at AHC Decatur County.

She is survived by a sister, Mary Sue Funderburk, of Decaturville; a daughter-in-law, Disariee Murphy, of OK; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, Gene Murphy and Mr. Whitley; a son, Lesley Murphy; her parents, Lewis and Gerthie Wheeler; two brothers, M.J. and E.C. Wheeler; two sisters, Louise Powers and Geneva England.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 at 12 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Bath Springs with burial to follow.

Please wear a mask to the service and practice social distancing.

Reed's Chapel - Decaturville is in charge of arrangements.

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