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Lula Pearl WHATLEY

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Lula Pearl WHATLEY Obituary
WHATLEY, Lula Pearl Funeral service for Mrs. Lula Pearl Whatley will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Providence Missionary Baptist Church, 2295 Benjamin E. Mays Dr., SW, with Reverend Damon P. Williams, PhD, Senior Pastor, officiating. Interment, Lincoln Cemetery. The remains will be placed in state at the church at 10 a.m. The Ivy Beyond The Wall Ceremony will be held Monday (THIS EVENING) at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Providence Missionary Baptist. Lula Pearl Lundy was born to Lula Fuller Lunday and Willie Wesley Lunday on January 22, 1923. She was the fourth of fifteen children. Lula married the love of her life, Ison W. Whatley, Sr. (deceased) in 1948, and together had three children, Waddell, Jr. (deceased), Ronald, and Roslyn. Lula earned a BS degree from Spelman College, Class of '44 and continued graduate studies at Atlanta University. She dedicated 40 years of service, 27 of which were in Atlanta Public Schools and Atlanta Area Tech., where she was Coordinator of Food Service Training and Adult Education. She as a member of several educational and civic organizations, to include Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Lula leaves to cherish many fond memories, a son, Ronald Whatley; daughter, Roslyn Lumpkin (Clarence); two granddaughters, Angeron Hackney (Erin) and Reyanna Lee (KaTanya); four sisters, Wilma Sherman (Charlie-deceased), Sarah Simpson (Eugene-deceased), Alpha Dewberry (Bufus), and Patricia Florence (Perry); godson, Derrick Marks; goddaughter, Marie Bivins (C. Vann) and a multitude of caring nieces, nephews, and friends. Family and friends are requested to assemble at the church at 10:30 a.m. Carl M. Williams Funeral Dirs., Inc., 492 Larkin St., SW, 404-522-8454. www.carlmwilliams.com
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Oct. 29 to Oct. 31, 2016
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