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Obituary for Fred McClain Whaley

Fred McClain Whaley, 81 of Greensboro, AL went to his eternal home on December 30, 2022 with his wife and daughter by his side. He was born on February 7, 1941 in Akron, AL to Cecil and Mable Livingston Whaley. Fred married Janet Shipley and raised four children until Janet's passing in 1977. He married Sue Whitfield in 1978 where they founded and operated The County Touch from 1980 until 2020.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife; and his sisters: Jamie Wright (Joe), and Evelyn Whaley. Fred is survived by his wife, Sue; his sons: Michael Whaley (Janet) and Mark Whaley (Janet); his daughters: Mary Etta Whaley, and Amanda Whaley Griffin (Mike); his step-sons: Steve Mitchell (Michelle), Dave Mitchell (Tina) and Joel Mitchell (Roxanne); his brother, Johnny Whaley (Flora) and his sister, Maude Ryder. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 2:30 pm at Oakwood Cemetery in Greensboro with Rev Steve Vernon and Dee McGuire officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes, Greensboro Chapel directing. Pallbearers will be: Wallace Mitchell, Matthew Mitchell, Andy Hoggle, Carl Corley, Cecil Whaley, and John Shipley.