2011-09-01 / Obituaries

Leao B. Whitley

Chambersburg, 88

Leao B. Whitley, 88, Chambersburg, died Sunday, August 28, 2011, at Menno Haven Nursing Home.

She was born April 17, 1923, in Concord, N.C., the daughter of the late William and Lula (Hartsel) Barbee.

She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Thomas, Mercersburg, and two sons: Barnie Franklin “ Frank” Whitley, Concord, N.C., and William Lance “Bill” Whitley, Edgewood, Md.; nine grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Bertha Barbee Baucom, Concord, N.C.

She was preceded in death by William H. and Lula Barbee; her husband Barnie Franklin Whitley Sr., and five brothers: Fred, Frank, Milt, Hubert and Don Barbee.

Graveside services will be held at Carolina Memorial Park in Concord, N.C., Thursday, September 1, at 4 p.m.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Homes, McConnellsburg, was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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