Mary Ruth Whitley

25 October, 193913 November, 2022
Obituary of Mary Ruth Whitley
Mary Ruth Whitley, 83, of Booneville passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2022 at the home. She was a member of the Zion Rest Church of Christ. She loved cooking, being a member of the Red Hat Society and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. A Celebration of life will be at 3:30 P.M. on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Tony Brown and Bro. Rex Bullock officiating. Burial will be in the Zion Rest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. She is survived by her sons, Robert Whitley (Robin), Michael Whitley (Maryann) and Jerry Whitley; her brother, Ottis Turman (Loyce); her grandchildren, Becky Sartin, Stephanie Demars (Jesse), Adam Whitley, Alex Whitley, Aaron Whitley, Jason Whitley (Amanda), Jennifer Downs (Chris) and Amy Dawson (Hunter); her great grandchildren; Jakob Sartin, Kalena Sartin, Bradlee Demars, Breanna Demars, Braedon Demars, Hunter Downs, Chase Downs, Noah Dawson, Grayson Dawson and Hunter Hayes; a special friend, Sandy James and a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, David and Gracia Turman; her husband, Billy Whitley; her son, Philip Whitley; eight brothers and three sisters. Pallbearers will be Jason Whitley, Adam Whitley, Alex Whitley, Aaron Whitley, Chris Downs, and Hunter Dawson. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Zion Rest Church of Christ, 111 Highway 371 North, Marietta, MS 38856. Condolences may be left at

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  • Robert Whitley (Robin) Son
  • Michael Whitley (Maryann) Son
  • Jerry Whitley Son
  • Ottis Turman (Loyce) Brother
  • Becky Sartin Grandchild
  • Stephanie Demars (Jesse) Granchild
  • Adam Whitley Grandchild
  • Alex Whitley Grandchild
  • Aaron Whitley Grandchild
  • Jason Whitley (Amanda) Grandchild
  • Jennifer Downs (Chris) Grandchild
  • Amy Dawson (Hunter) Grandchild
  • Jakob Sartin Great Grandchild
  • Kalena Sartin Great Grandchild
  • Bradlee Demars Great Grandchild
  • Breanna Demars Great Grandchild
  • Braedon Demars Great Grandchild
  • Hunter Downs Great Grandchild
  • Chase Downs Great Grandchild
  • Noah Dawson Great Grandchild
  • Grayson Dawson Great Grandchild
  • Hunter Hayes Great Grandchild
  • Sandy James A Very Special Friend
  • Host of nieces and nephews
  • David Turman Father (deceased)
  • Gracia Shaw Turman Mother (deceased)
  • Billy Whitley Husband (deceased)
  • Philip Whitley Son (deceased)
  • Eight Brothers (deceased)
  • Three Sisters (deceased)

  • Jason Whitley
  • Adam Whitley
  • Alex Whitley
  • Aaron Whitley
  • Chris Downs
  • Hunter Dawson

Past Services

Wednesday, 16 November, 2022


Wednesday, 16 November, 2022

A Celebration of Life

Wednesday, 16 November, 2022

Final Resting Place