John “Bo” Whitley, Jr.

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John “Bo” Whitley, Jr., age 50, of Whitesburg, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.  He was born August 22, 1966 in Coweta County, Georgia, the son of the late John “Buck” Whitley, Sr. and the late Brenda Duncan Whitley. 

He was employed as a teacher with Mt. Zion Middle School and was a member of Rotherwood First Congregational Methodist Church. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jeffrey Whitley. 

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Bentley Whitley of Whitesburg; sons, Josh Whitley and Silas Whitley, both of Whitesburg; sister, Brenda (Danny) Merrell of Carrollton; brothers, Bill Whitley of Stone Mountain and Andy (Donna) Whitley of Whitesburg; niece, Jordan Whitley, nephews: Jarrett Whitley, Chris Bentley and Shane Bentley; and a number of great nieces and one great nephew. 

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, August 7, 2017 at 3:00 PM from Rotherwood First Congregational Methodist Church with Pastor Matt Moore officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jarrett Whitley, Jason Henry, Caleb Henry, Ronnie Henry, Wade Bass, and Noah Moore. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rotherwood First Congregational Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.   

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com.  Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel has charge of the arrangements.