Flora "Jean" Whitley of Bell, FL, passed away at Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center on Sunday, March 24, 2019. She was 76 years old. Jean was born to parents Flavil and Kate Blackwelder on August 13, 1942 in Augusta, GA. She had been a resident of Bell since moving from Orlando, FL in 1978. She was of the Baptist faith and was known by all as Nurse Jean, working for 25 years with Dr. Gary Rexroat.
She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Wilbur Whitley, Jr., her daughters, Tammy (Mike) Sanders and Katie (Pat) Sundberg and by her sons, Shane Whitley and Troy Whitley, all of Bell, FL; her brothers, Gerald (Sharrie) Blackwelder of Montrose, CO, Roger (Christine) Blackwelder of Lake City, FL, Bill Blackwelder of Orlando, FL and Mike (Pat) Blackwelder of Grand Junction, CO; 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
A Graveside Service for Mrs. Whitley will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 3:00 PM at Sonshine Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Bell, FL with Mr. David Halter officiating.