AMERICUS, GA --- Mrs. Virginia “Ginny” Sanderlin Whaley, age 57, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at First United Methodist Church in Americus, GA on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Dr. Jerry A. Roe officiating. A Celebration of Life will follow at Sally Run, 2347 S. Lee Street, Americus immediately following the service. A private burial will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 10:00 AM in Andersonville National Cemetery.
Ginny was born December 27, 1961 in Americus, GA. She graduated from Southland Academy in 1980 and Georgia Southwestern University with a Bachelor of Science and Sociology. She was a flight attendant for over 34 years with Delta Airlines. Ginny was a member of the Junior Service League of Americus, Four Seasons Garden Club and First United Methodist Church in Americus.
Survivors include her husband of 28 years, Richard Alan Whaley; parents, Charles and Vangie Sanderlin; sister and brother in law, Dr. Ron and Jennifer Allen; brother, Dr. Chip Sanderlin; sister in law, Dr. Tia Sanderlin; mother in law, Mrs. Cordelia Whaley; two brothers in law, Rusty Whaley, Rob and Deanie Whaley; nine nieces and nephews, Griffen Allen, Will Allen, Taylor Sanderlin, Gracyn Sanderlin, Charlie Sanderlin, Jimmy Whaley, Ashton Whaley, Robby Whaley and Reagan Whaley. Also surviving are two very special friends Marcia Dupree and Andrea Powell. Ginny was preceded in death by her birth mother, Diane Richardson Sanderlin and her father in law, Jim Whaley.
Serving as pallbearers will be Mike Powell, Ben Dupree, Jeff Alexander, Robert Parks, Darrell Hobgood, Jim Buchannan, Gene Beall, Bill Harris, Jr., and Mike Shattles.
Memorials may be made to Phoebe Sumter Hospice, P. O. Box 1434, Americus, GA 31709 or the Sumter Humane Society, 108 Industrial Blvd., Americus, GA 31709.