Jerry Wayne Whatley, 63 of Vivian, LA passed away Thursday, January 19, 2012 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm Monday, January 23, 2012 at Gorsulowsky Funeral Home in Vivian, LA officiated by Rev. John Parker. Burial will follow at Chapelwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Vivian. There will be a time of visitation from 6-8 pm on Sunday the 22nd.
Jerry Wayne was born July 24, 1948 in Vivian to Horace and Addie Ruth Whatley. He worked offshore as a tanker man. He lived in this area for the past 8 years after moving from Houma, LA. He served our country in the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his father Horace Whatley and his son Christopher Whatley. He is survived by his 2 children Taryl C. Whatley of Vivian and Jillian Rae Falgout and husband Julius of Houma, his mother Addie Ruth Whatley, his grandson Christopher Anderson Falgout, 2 uncles and 1 aunt.
Pallbearers will be Jason Brownlee, Keith Brownlee, Bobby Brownlee, TJ Bounds, Jimmy Ellis and Tommy Ellis.