Wanda Farley


Wanda Faye Whaley Farley, 65, of Chat-tanooga, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in a Chat-tanooga hospital.

She was born Jan. 24, 1952, in Cleveland, to Ernest Whaley and Ressie Louise McAlister Whaley.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her little dog, Madison, who died on July 31.

She is survived by her husband, Larry Farley; her son, Samuel Brandon Frazier,and wife, Samantha; her brother, Tommy Ray Whaley, and wife, Jan; her sister, Sandra Kaye Moore, and husband, Ronnie; her granddaughter, Samantha Jade Frazier; by husband Larry’s sons: Chipper Farley, and wife, Dana, and James Farley, and their children: James, Lindsey, Lydia, Liston, William and Helen Farley; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Prior to her marriage to Larry Farley in 2001, she worked in marketing for more than 20 years for Coppinger Color Lab, Majestic, and Universal Art in Cleveland, all Coppinger and Affiliates companies.

The service will be private and her cremated remains and those of her little dog, Madison, will be scattered together in her favorite place on earth, Big Greenbrier Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains. Her Whaley ancestors were the first pioneer settlers in Greenbrier Cove about 1810, and much of it was still owned by Whaleys when the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was created.

Make donations to the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, in care of VUMC Gift and Donor Services, 2525 West End Ave, Suite 450, Nashville, TN 37203.

Hamilton Funeral Home has charge of arrangements with cremation services by Cremation Center of Chattanooga.


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