The couple will be united in marriage in a 4 p.m. ceremony on Nov. 15 at the Dixon Center in Cleveland.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Evelyn Davis and Burk Davis, both of Cleveland, the late Laura Whaley and the late Jack Whaley. She is the sister of Mario Whaley of Cleveland.
Miss Whaley is a graduate of Cleveland High School and is employed by the city of Chattanooga. She attends Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
Mr. Jones is the grandson of Willie Jones and Gertrude Jones, both of Kinston, North Carolina. He is the brother of Latesha Robinson of Jacksonville, North Carolina, Cory Jones of Farmville, North Carolina, and Eric Jones and Johnathan Jones, both of Kinston.
He is a graduate of North Lenoir High School and is employed by WSI. He is a member of Maury Chapel Baptist Church.