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Wreatha Ferraba Whitesell

May 20, 1923 — January 20, 2021

Wreatha Ferraba Whitesell

Wreatha Ferraba (Logan) Whitesell, 97, widow of Aubrey Hanger Whitesell, of Waynesboro, died Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Blue Ridge Christian Home.

She was born May 20, 1923 in Staunton, a daughter of the late Earl Lyle and Carrie Belle (Grimm) Logan.

Prior to retirement, Mrs. Whitesell was employed by General Electric.

She was a charter member of Glovier Memorial United Methodist Church.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Oswald, Clarence, John W., and Earl Logan; and three sisters, Marie L. Buchanan, Juanita L. Hill, and Bonnie L. Patterson.

Family members include a son and daughter-in-law, David Aubrey and Connie Whitesell of Waynesboro; two daughters and a son-in-law, Delois Whitesell Smiley of Raphine and Joyce Ann and Terry Ross of Stuarts Draft; five sisters, Peggy L. Arehart , Laura Ruth Spitzer, Betty Sue Layton (Jim), Alice L. Cooper (Larry), Dorothy L. Richie (Don); five grandchildren, Andrew Smiley (Ilysa), Jason Smiley (Connie), Keri Martin (Chris), David Scott Whitesell (Caitlin), and Joel Short (Erica); and seven great grandchildren; Mallory Claytor, Cameron Martin Ryan, Haylee, and Madyson Smiley, and Reed and Reese Whitesell.

A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, January 23, 2021 in Augusta Memorial Park by the Rev. Janet Knott and Pastor Paul LaPrevotte,

The family would like to thank Beulah Land for their excellent care and kindness during this time.

Henry Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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Saturday, January 23, 2021

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