Mrs. Oreatha (Marbury) Whetstone

August 9, 1947 ~ July 5, 2021 (age 73)

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Mrs. Oreatha Whetstone was born on August 9, 1947 to the late Christine Burton Marbury and Sammie Lee Marbury Sr. Mrs. Oreatha entered into eternal rest on Monday, July 5, 2021.


Mrs. Oreatha Whetstone was united with Kellyton Chapel United Methodist Church, Kellyton, AL. She continued in her faith and love for others throughout her life. She had a career at Russell Corporation for 50 years until she decided to retire. She loved her family and welcomed everyone. She enjoyed baking, playing bingo, watching westerns and game shows, working crossword puzzles, and spending time with family and friends.


Mrs. Oreatha Whetstone was preceded in death by her parents: Christine Burton Marbury and Sammy Lee Marbury Sr. and loving daughter Angela Marbury.


Mrs. Oreatha Whetstone leaves to morn her passing: her husband Shelly Whetstone, her loving granddaughter Andrea Davida Morgan; her two brothers: Sammy Lee (Carolyn) Marbury Jr., and Donald Ray (Lubecca) Marbury, Sr. Her dear best friend Elsie Tuck; two sister’s in law: Margaret Whetstone and Mitchelene Freeman; three brother’s in law: Alton (Lisa) Whetstone,

Anthony (Liz) Whestone, and Delandfort (Carmen) Whetstone and a host of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends who will miss her dearly.


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 Service Program


July 11, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Armour's Memorial Chapel
1465 N. Central Avenue
Alexander City, Alabama 35010

Funeral Service
July 12, 2021

11:00 AM
Paradise Mission Full Gospel Church
124 Armory Road(near Hwy 280 and Hwy 9)
Goodwater, Alabama 35072

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